It’s all in the eye of the beholder, what makes a beautiful goal. Since 2009 FIFA have handed out the ”Puskás Award” to the greatest goal of the year, as voted by the fans.
And because we don’t want to give Ronaldo more credit than he’s already got (he won in 2009), we’ll take a look at the best goals scored this decade, year by year, according to the voters:
2010) Hamit Altıntop
Scored for Turkey against Kazakhstan.
Scored for Santos against Flamengo.
2012) Miroslav Stoch
Scored for Fenerbahçe against Gençlerbirliği.
2013) Zlatan Ibrahimović
Scored for Sweden against England.
2014) James Rodríguez
Scored for Colombia against Uruguay.
2015) Wendell Lira
Scored for Goianésia Esporte Clube against Atletico Goianiense.
2016) Mohd Faid Subri
Scored for FA Penang against Pahang.
2017) Oliver Giroud
Scored for Arsenal against Crystal Palace.