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VIDEO: Croatian football fans select goal of the year

Mario Mandžukić scores against England (HNS)

ZAGREB, 31 December 2018 – Croatian football fans have selected Mario Mandžukić’s strike that sent Croatia into the World Cup final as the goal of the year. 

Mandžukić’s left-foot winner past England keeper Jordan Pickford deep into extra-time in the World Cup semi-final came out on top in a poll conducted amongst fans on the Croatian Football Federation Facebook page. 

The Juventus striker’s goal got 68% of the votes in the final head-to-head vote over Luka Modrić’s strike against Argentina which received 32%. 

Ivan Perišić’s equaliser against England in the semi-final, and Ante Rebić’s opener against Argentina were the two other goals in the top four.  

Goal of the year voted by Croatian fans 

No.1 – Mario Mandžukić v England (World Cup)

No.2 – Luka Modrić v Argentina (World Cup)

No.3 – Ivan Perišić v England (World Cup)

No.4 – Ante Rebić v Argentina (World Cup)

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