FIFA Puskas Award 2016 shortlists: Messi, Neymar's goals included

FC Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Neymar's goals have been inducted into the list of nominees.

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Bengaluru, Nov 22: FIFA Puskas Award 2016 nominees have been announced by FIFA on Monday, November 21.

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FC Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Neymar's goals have been inducted into the list of nominees. Messi's wonder free-kick against USA in the Copa America 2016 and Neymar's goal against Villarreal last year are included.

Lionel Messi's goal against USA at Copa America 2016 (Image courtesy: Lionel Messi Twitter handle)

Other than the two superstars, 8 more goals have included in this list. Most notable being Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu's strike against Belgium in the quarter-finals of the Euro 2016.

Saul Niguez's goal against Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League semi-final clash last season.

Only Asian player to feature in this prestigious list is Malaysian international Mohammad Faiz Subri's goal for Penang FA against Pahang in the Malaysian Super League.


Here is the full shortlist of the FIFA Puskas Award 2016

Mario Gaspar (Spain): November 13, 2015 - Spain Vs England [International friendly]

Hlompho Kekana (South Africa): March 26, 2016 - Cameroon Vs South Africa [African Nations Cup qualifier]

Marlone (Brazil): April 21, 2016 - Corinthians Vs Cobresal [Copa Libertadores]

Lionel Messi (Argentina): June 21, 2016 - United States Vs Argentina [Copa America Centenario semifinal]

Neymar (Brazil): November 8, 2015 - Barcelona Vs Villarreal [La Liga]

Saul Niguez (Spain): April 27, 2016 - Atletico Madrid Vs Bayern Munich [UEFA Champions League]

Hal Robson-Kanu (Wales): July 1, 2016 - Wales Vs Belgium [Euro 2016]

Daniuska Rodriguez (Venezuela): March 14, 2016 - Venezuela Vs Colombia [South American U-17

Women's Football Championship]

Simon Skrabb (Finland): October 31, 2015 - Gefle Vs Atvidaberg [Swedish Allsvenskan]

Mohd Faiz Subri (Malaysia): February 16, 2016 - Penang vs. Pahang [Malaysia Super League]


Here is the video of all the goals nominated for FIFA Puskas Award 2016

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