Erik Lamela, Patrik Schick and Mehdi Taremi, the nominees for the Puskas Award

The Argentine Erik Lamela (Seville), the Czech Patrik Schick (Bayer Leverkusen) and the Iranian Mehdi Taremi (Porto) have been confirmed by FIFA as the three candidates for the ‘Puskas’ Award, an award that recognizes the most spectacular goal of the year.

Lamela signed on March 14 against Arsenal, still wearing the English Tottenham shirt, a shot from almost the front of the rabona area that has been one of the three goals selected by voters.

Schik scored his goal for the national team during the last Euro 2020. The Leverkusen forward opened the scoring for the Czech Republic-Scotland group stage with a precise kick from the center of the field that helped the team to the 2-0 victory Central European.

For its part, Porto’s ‘9’ signed an acrobatic shot in the form of a Chilean against Chelsea in the Champions League, which was good enough to beat the English but not to go through to the round.

The successor of South Korean Heung-min Son (Tottenham) It will be known on January 17 at the ‘The Best’ Awards gala, which will be held in Zurich (Switzerland), where, among many other winners, the best players and coaches of the past year 2021 will be known.