Ronaldo’s second goal against Olympique Lyon in the second leg of their round of 16 tie, which came in the form of a long-range left-footed effort, has been voted as last season’s best goal in a recent poll conducted by UEFA.
More than 400 000 votes were cast for the award, with the Juventus superstar’s strike beating off competition from RB Leipzig star Marcel Sabitzer and Bianconeri teammate Juan Cuadrado, who ranked second and third respectively.
Goal of the Tournament results:
🥇 Ronaldo, Juventus 2-1 Lyon (2nd goal)
🥈 Sabitzer, Leipzig 2-1 Zenit
🥉 Cuadrado, Atlético 2-2 Juventus
4⃣ Suárez, Barcelona 2-1 Inter (1st goal)
5⃣ Gnabry, Lyon 0-3 Bayern (1st goal)@NissanFootball #GOTT #GOTW https://t.co/gWSBK7vsZh pic.twitter.com/o76CdHCI47
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) August 27, 2020
Ronaldo scored four goals in eight UCL appearances last season, and is the competition’s all-time leading goalscorer with 130 strikes, spread across his spells with Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juve.
UEFA have also revealed that their technical observers will be announcing a separate award crowning the official top 10 goals of the UCL campaign.