The world cup ended yesterday 15th, July 2018 with France beating brave Croatia breathess six-goals thriller (4 – 2) in the finals that was played in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.
However, since the very beginning of this 64-match tournament on 14th June 2018, 169 goals were scored for an average of 2.64 goals per match with 12 being own goals, doubling the record of six set in 1998. Among these 169 goals, there are those that will never be forgotten by the loyal fans of the world’s most popular sport.
Today, we bring you the top 12 goals that caught the fans’ eyes, all being among those nominated for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Goal of the Tournament by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA).
1. Ahmed Musa 2nd goal (Nigeria-Iceland)
2. Benjamin PAVARD Goal – France v Argentina
3. Nacho goal (Portugal-Spain)
4. Toni Kroos Goal (Germany-Sweden)
5. Ricardo Quaresma Goal (IR Iran-Portugal)
6. Jesse Lingard Goal (England-Panama)
7. Angel Di Maria Goal (France-Argentina)
8. Denis Cheryshev Goal (Russia-Croatia)
9. Philippe Coutinho goal (Brazil-Switzerland)
10. Cristiano Ronaldo 3rd goal (Portugal-Spain)
11. Dries Mertens goal (Belgium-Panama)
12. Artem Dzyuba goal (Russia-Egypt)