Messi awarded with the UEFA goal of the season award

Monaco: Barcelona striker Lionel Messi’s goal against Roma in the first round of the 2015-16 UEFA Champions League was today elected as the best of last season by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).

Lionel Messi’s goal received 34 per cent of the vote and exceeded Brazilian Ricardinho’s goal in Futsal, which gained 13 per cent votes.

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On the other hand the goal of Swiss Xherdan Shaqiri in the second round of the Euro 2016 against Poland came in third with 11 per cent.

Messi is also not in the list of the three nominees for UEFA best player in Europe comprising of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Antoine Griezmann.

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