Thursday, November 15, 2012

Bro of the Day: I-BRAH-himovic

By Adam Maher (@ArtoMar1)

Amazingly, the Associated Press released a short article yesterday previewing the annual FIFA Goal of the Year shortlist. Ten players are nominated, including Messi and Neymar. The list will be narrowed down to three on Nov. 29 after a public vote on FIFA's website, and finally a winner will be selected on January 7 at the annual Ballon d'Or gala. Neymar is defending champion. Here's why:

If you take the time to look upon all the nominated goals for 2012, not a single goal comes close to what Ibrahimovic did yesterday against England. It's a shame this goal came too late in the year to be nominated...If I were in charge of this award, I'd shut down voting, disqualify every other goal, and give the award to Ibrah for his fourth in this masterpiece of a game (it's worth watching all four goals, but the best goal is the last one - feel free to ignore England's goals):