By Chineze Ogugua
Musa’s goal was picked alongside 17 other goals scored at the mundial in a poll conducted by FIFA. The Leicester City forward collected a pass from Kenneth Omeruo where he dribbled past the Iceland defence before rounding the keeper to score.
Other goals nominated for the award are:
-Cristiano Ronaldo– third goal vs Spain
-Nacho—goal vs Portugal
-Philipe Coutinho—goal vs Switzerland.
-Denis Cheryshev–vs Saudi Arabia and Croatia
-Lionel Messi—goal vs Nigeria
-Nacer Chadli—goal vs Japan.
-Benjamin Pavard—goal vs Argentina
-Ricardo Quaresma—goal vs Iran
-Adnan Januzaj—goal vs England
-Angel Di Maria—goal vs France
-Jesse Lingard—goal vs Panama
-Toni Kroos—goal vs Sweden
-Luka Modric—goal vs Argentina
-Artem Dzyuba—goal vs Egypt
-Juan Quintero—goal vs Japan
-Dries Mertens—goal vs Panama
The 26-year old is the only African to feature on the list.
Voting will end on Monday the 23rd of July on FIFA’s website.
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