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Thiago Alcantara wins Champions League Goal of the Year 2021/22

05 Jun 2022 | 16:03 | News

The UEFA homepage has just released the results of the fan vote for the best goal Champions League 2021/22.

Thiago wins Champions League Goal of the Year 2021/22

Thiago Alcantara shoots from long range in 2-0 win over Porto Liverpool In the fifth round of the group stage, was voted the best goal of the season in the prestigious competition that just ended with an impressive Real Madrid victory.

Going back to the game on November 24, 2021, when Porto was received, Liverpool quickly got their tickets to the Champions League round of 16. After a goalless first half, Thiago broke the balance with a beautiful goal in the 52nd minute.

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After catching the bouncing ball, the Spaniard launched an elegant sweep from a distance of more than 20 meters. The ball was very uncomfortable, leaving the Porto goalkeeper who stretched his body at a loss.

It was also Thiago’s only goal for Liverpool in the Champions League this season.

Interestingly, Thiago’s goal was ranked 10th in UEFA’s technical observer committee’s list before UEFA announced the top 10 vote for the 12th player.

Meanwhile, Karim Benzema topped the scoring list for Real Madrid’s header in the quarter-final against Chelsea, falling to fourth place in the fan vote.

Behind Thiago’s masterpiece is Messi’s first goal for Paris Saint-Germain in a 2-0 win over Manchester City in the group stage (28 September 2021). Next up is Alex Telles’ volley for MU 2-1 Villarreal on September 29, 2021.