Cristiano Ronaldo’s bicycle kick against Juventus has been nominated for UEFA Goal of the Year
Former Real Madrid star for”ward Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning bicycle kick against Juve’ntus in the Champions League quarterfinals was incl’uded in the nominations for the UEFA Goal of the Year. Ap’art from Ronaldo,
England international Lucy Bro’nze and Elliot Embleton’s strike was also included in th’e shortlist of 11 goals announced by UEFA on Tuesday. The goa’ls have been selected from each of UEFA’s ma’in competitions, over the past 12 months.
Bronze’s selected effort was a voll”ey for Lyon against Manchester City, while Embleton’s nomin’ated strike came in a European Under-19 Championship gro’up stage match against Turkey.
Ronaldo’s stunning bicycle ki”ck in April had seen his former club Real pick up a 3-0 wi’n over the Serie A Champions. The Portuguese str’iker,
who has moved to Juventus at the st”art of this season, scored two goals in the match and caus’ed the elimination of the Italian side from the tourna’ment.