Cahill's World Cup wonder strike in running for goal of the year

Socceroo star Tim Cahill's extraordinary volley at the 2014 FIFA World Cup has been nominated by FIFA as one of the ten goals fans can vote on in the Puskas Award for best goal of the year.

The process of finding a winner has begun today with fans across the globe now able to vote online with the top three goals decided by December 1 and the winner announced in January, 2015. 

The 10 goals are (in alphabetical order of the scorer’s names):

Tim Cahill – 18 June 2014, Australia v. Netherlands, 2014 FIFA World Cup

Diego Costa – 23 November 2013, Atlético Madrid v. Getafe, Primera División (Spain)

Marco Fabian – 15 February 2014, Cruz Azul v. Puebla, 1a División 2014 Clausura (Mexico)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 19 October 2013, Paris St. Germain v. SC Bastia, Ligue 1 (France)

Pajtim Kasami – 21 October 2013, Crystal Palace v. Fulham, Premier League (England)

Stephanie Roche -20 October 2013, Peamount United v. Wexford Youths, BEWNL (Rep.Ireland)

James Rodriguez – 28 June 2014 – Colombia v. Uruguay,  2014 FIFA World Cup

Camilo Sanvezzo – 6 October 2013 – Vancouver Whitecaps v. Portland Timbers, MLS (USA/Canada)

Hisato Sato – 8 March 2014 – Sanfrecce Hiroshima v. Kawasaki Frontale, J.League (Japan)

Robin van Persie – 13 June 2014 – Spain v. Netherlands, 2014 FIFA World Cup

The winner will be revealed on the day of the FIFA Ballon d’Or on January 12, which is during the upcoming AFC Asian Cup. 

Voting will close during the show.