The Best Awards: Erik Lamela won the Puskas Award for the best goal of 2021 for his rabona against Arsenal
Erik Lamela got the Puskas Award for the best goal of 2021 at the Awards ceremony FIFA The Best in Zurich, thanks to Rabona’s goal that he scored against Arsenal for him Tottenham in March’s North London Derby, which his team lost 2–1.
The end, which attended the ceremony virtually, recognized the moment he measured the importance of his goal when he did it: “I just kicked and started running with my teammates.” The current Sevilla footballer also said that the rabona is not a technique that he practices: “It’s something that comes to me at the moment, trying to find the best way to kick the ball.”
To win the award, Lamela was chosen along with 10 other players by a FIFA panel, and the public chose him among the final 3 nominees, next to the one you marked Patrick Schick for the Czech Republic against Scotland at EURO 2020 and the Mahdi Taremi for Porto against Chelsea.
However, the game in which the former River scored the goal did not have the result he was looking for; Arsenal reversed the result to win 2-1, and Lamella He was expelled for a double yellow In the second half.