UEFA choose Cristiano's overhead kick as the goal of the season

Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA.com Goal of the Season vote

Ronaldo's stunner - which came in the first leg of the tie in Turin in April - comfortably topped the poll on UEFA.com, claiming nearly 200,000 of the total 346,915 votes cast.

Ironically, it was Ronaldo's overhead kick for Real Madrid against his current club, Juventus, that got him his latest award.

Real Madrid superstar Marcelo has reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for Italian League champions Juventus and the Old Lady are ready to lure him to Italy.

The football league said that "Ronaldo's strike, which was applauded on the night by his opposing - and it turned out future - fans, topped the poll with almost 200,000 of the total 346,915 votes".

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The five-time Ballon d'Or victor succeeds his now Juventus team-mate Mario Mandzukic, who won the award a year ago following his bicycle kick in the Champions League final in 2017 in Cardiff against Madrid.

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor took to Instagram after hearing about the award.

The report added that Juventus want Marcelo to have a reunion with Portugal global Cristiano Ronaldo who joined the club last month.

With 23,315 votes, the third place went to Spain's Eva Navarro for her solo goal against Germany in the UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship on May 21, described by UEFA experts as a "beautiful curling shot after nimble footwork to beat defenders". Only goals registered in UEFA club or worldwide fixtures were eligible for consideration.

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