Before awarding the Golden Ball known as Fifa Ballon d’Or, Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s spectacular bicycle kick against England was claimed for the FIFA Ferenc Puskas Award for best goal in 2013..
The Sweden international’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won the Puskas Award for scoring his his memorable overhead kick for Sweden against England in an international friendly, which was enough to see off competition from Nemanja Matic and Neymar’s strike for Brazil against Japan.
– When I scored, I felt incredible. I’ve already scored three goals in the game and I saw that the ball comes to me. I had to decide to go to it or wait.
I waited and saw a goalkeep a little off this goal and I decided to hit over the head and scored. I was ecstatic when I saw the ball went in the goal – said Zlatan Ibrahimovic.