Super rabona helps Lamela win the best goal of the year award

18 Jan 2022 | 19:55 | Football

Overcoming the heavyweights, midfielder Lamela won the FIFA Puskas Award for the best goal of 2021.

Overcoming the heavyweights, midfielder Lamela won the FIFA Puskas Award for the best goal of 2021.

Lamela, who left Tottenham to join Sevilla in the summer of 2021, beat Mehdi Taremi (Porto vs Chelsea, Champions League) and Patrik Schick (Czech Republic vs Scotland, Euro 2020) to win the prize. The Argentine midfielder scored a super rabona in a 1-2 defeat against Arsenal on March 14, 2021. Before being named at FIFA The Best, Lamela received the award for Best Goal in the Premier League 2020/21.

Tottenham become the first club to win the FIFA Puskas Award twice. At The Best 2020, the award was given to a solo through 7 Burnley players and a goal from Son Heung-min.

Speaking after receiving the award, Lamela expressed her joy: “Thank you very much. I am very happy to win this award. In that moment, I did not think much, did not realize how special the goal was. . I just kicked the ball and ran away to celebrate.”

In the 33rd minute of this match, Gareth Bale moved the ball from the right to the left towards Sergio Reguilon. The Spanish midfielder stretched for Lucas Moura in the penalty area. The Brazilian player released to let Lamela finish. The ball went a bit too young, making Lamela excessive. The Argentine midfielder handled it very quickly, he kicked the ball into the net of Bernd Leno.

Opening the scoring, but Tottenham lost 1-2 in the end because of goals from Odegaard (minute 44) and Lacazette (minute 64). Tottenham themselves received a second yellow card and left the field in the 76th minute.

Goal against Arsenal helps Lamela win FIFA Puskas Award

Goal against Arsenal helps Lamela win FIFA Puskas Award

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