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Ahmed Musa's goal against Iceland ranked 8th best goal out of the169 goals scored at 2018 World Cup (See his reaction)


Super Eagles winger,  Ahmed Musa's goal has been ranked the eighth best of the 169 goals scored at the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia.

The 25-year-old who plays for English team Leicester City scored the only two goals in second group stage clash between Nigeria and Iceland.

His second goal from the game against Iceland was nominated alongside the top 17 goals of the competition. Unfortunately, he lost the award to France's Benjamin Pavard whose stunning strike against Argentina was voted as the best goal of the tournament.

Musa's goal was nominated the eighth best goal out of the 169 goals scored at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

See full list below.

1. Benjamin Pavard (France) vs Argentina
2. Juan Quintero (Mexico) vs Japan
3. Luca Modric (Croatia) vs Argentina
4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) vs Spain
5. Lionel Messi (Argentina) vs Nigeria
6. Denis Cheryshev  (Russia) vs Croatia
7. Nacer Chadli  (Belgium) vs Japan
8. Ahmed Musa (Nigeria) vs Iceland
9. Ricardo Quaresma (Portugal) vs Iran
10. Toni Kroos (Germany) vs Sweden

Ahmed Musa has subsequently reacted after getting wind of the nomination of his goal at the world cup.

The striker took to his IG page to thank everyone for voting for him.

He wrote;

"I just want to thank you all for voting. This goal is bigger than me it has shown the world that Nigeria has quality on the world stage and we look to improve in the future. I am humbled by the love and encouragement. Thank you all again "
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