In the past, Ireland and major international soccer awards don’t usually hang out in the same sentence. Thanks to Stephanie Roche and her wonder goal, that has changed.
Many of you may have seen the Internet sensation already this year, its click ability went through the roof. Playing in Ireland when she scored the goal, Steph is now in France enjoying great success. She has made the shortlist for the greatest goal scored in 2014 and has been nominated for the FIFA Puskas Award.
FIFA have whittled down the thousands of goals from around the world to just ten. In that list are Robin Van Persie, Diego Costa, James Rodriguez and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Steph has done the hard part now its over to you to vote her to the trophy. If you go to www.fifa.com/ballon-dor/puskas-award, you can vote and view the goals hoping to succeed Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s stunning effort that scooped the 2013 award.
The top three will be shortlisted and they will attend the FIFA awards night on December 1st. So get voting and pass the word on, don’t forget go to www.fifa.com/ballon-dor/puskas-award