Cristiano Ronaldo‘s stunning overhead kick for Real Madrid against his current club Juventus has been announced as UEFA Goal of the Season.
The Portuguesse striker scored the incredible goal during the Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie against Juventus with his remarkable bicycle kick to help Real Madrid progress to the semi-finals.
Dimitri Payet‘s goal in Marseille‘s 5-2 UEFA Europa League defeat of RB Leipzig came second, while Eva Navarro‘s goal for Spain in their Women’s Under 17 Euro final victory against Germany was voted third.
As soon as the announcement was made on Tuesday, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner took to social media pages to thank his fans for voting. He wrote: ‘Thanks to everyone who voted for me. Will never forget that moment, specially the reaction of the fans in the stadium. #UEFA Goal of the Season #SpecialMoment
Watch the goal below.
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) August 28, 2018