Anna Wynn | Mar 22, 2019 | 0
EURO2016 – The Hungarian Gera’s goal was voted best of the tournament – VIDEO
HVG.hu writes that Sky Sports’ online poll about the best goal at the 2016 European Football Championship ended with a Hungarian victory: Zoltán Gera scored a stunning goal at the match against Portugal, and gained 122 thousand votes at the competition.
The online voting poll of Sky Sports aimed to find out who scored the most spectacular goal at the Euros. As the tournament ended the voting also came to an end: Zoltán Gera of the Hungarian national team won, thanks to the 122 thousand votes he got, while the Swiss Xherdan Shaqiri’s bicycle kick goal became the second best, with 29 thousand votes.
The Hungarians played against Portugal on June 22, when, in the 19th minute of the match the Portuguese headed out the ball and Nani played it backwards where Gera – from a 23 metre distance – took the opportunity and smashed it into the left bottom corner. By the way, it was the very first goal of the match, thus, the Hungarians led 1-0, but eventually the result became 3-3.
Also, earlier on, at the UEFA poll before the goal was chosen best out of the 10 nominees of the elimination round. Furthermore, Sky Sports included it on their list of the best 10 goals of the 50 matches played before the final match of the Euros.
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Source: hvg.hu, youtube.com