Thursday, December 20, 2012

FIFA Pukas Award finalist revealed, here's one award that neither Messi nor Ronaldo can claim


The top three nominees for the 2012 FIFA Puskás Award was recently revealed on the FIFA.com, and you get the chance to vote for your favorite from these three until 7 January 2013 - the day of the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala. While Lionel Messi made the initial shortlist for the award, he however did not make the top 3 list, meet the top 3 nominees:

*Radamel FALCAO, 26, is a Colombian football striker, who currently plays for Atlético Madrid in La Liga and represents the Colombia national football team- Falco delivered an overhead kick in a friendly against America de Cali on 19 May 2012

*20-year-old NEYMAR whose full names are Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is a Brazilian footballer who plays in the Brasileirão Série A for Santos and the Brazilian national team, mainly as a forward- On 7 March 2012 during the Copa Libertadores in the game between Santos and Internacional, last year’s Puskás winner Neymar, showed all of his pace, power and skill in this fine one-man goal.

*. Miroslav STOCH is a 23-year-old Slovak international who currently plays for Turkish side Fenerbahce- on March 3rd 2012, in a Turkish Super Lig against Genclerbirligi, Miroslav Stoch stood in space at the edge of the box and excellently hooked a shot into the top corner of the net.