Champions League: Porto striker wins UEFA goal of the season award
Porto Striker Mehdi Taremi has won the UEFA goal of the season award for 2020/2021.
The Iranian international scored an overhead bicycle kick against Chelsea in the Champions League quarter-finals.
The sensational striker recieved almost 30% of the votes, allowing him to win the award for his acrobatic effort in the match.
The Portuguese club exited the tournament on a 2-1 aggregate but the striker’s sensational effort was rewarded by etching his name in the annals of history.
UEFA.com Goal of the Season top three
1st Mehdi Taremi (Chelsea 0-1 PORTO)
UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg, 13/04/2021
2nd Lorenzo Insigne (Belgium 1-2 ITALY)
UEFA EURO 2020 quarter-final, 02/07/2021
3rd Kemar Roofe (Standard Liège 0-2 RANGERS)
UEFA Europa League group stage, 22/10/2020
UEFA.com Goal of the Season roll of honour
2021: Mehdi Taremi, Chelsea vs Porto, 13/04/21
2020: no Goal of the Season vote
2019: Lionel Messi, Barcelona vs Liverpool, 01/05/19
2018: Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid vs Juventus, 03/04/18
2017: Mario Mandžukić, Juventus vs Real Madrid, 03/06/17
2016: Lionel Messi, Barcelona vs Roma, 24/11/15
2015: Lionel Messi, Barcelona vs Bayern, 06/05/15