Zlatan Ibrahimovic's stunning strike nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association award

Billie Simpson in action for Northern Ireland

Billie Simpson in action for Northern Ireland

Messi, who has yet to win the award, earned a seventh nomination with a delicate chip for Barcelona against Betis in Seville.

The centre-half took a goal kick from the Sion Swifts goalkeeper flush on the volley, scoring from the halfway line.

The two other women candidates are Ajara Nchout for a dribble and shot for Cameroon against New Zealand in the World Cup and Amy Rodriguez of Utah for a dribble and long-range shot in the US National Women's Soccer League. "Only I can score a goal like this".

Jets won't play Le'Veon Bell the rest of preseason
The staff is not inclined to put their bell-cow running back in a compromising position by playing him in a meaningless game. I'm the one that has to make that call and get him out there, but we didn't. "We're going to do the same thing this week".

Striking a ball cleanly while it's moving quickly along the ground is hard - I'm sure most of you have tried it, and I'm sure most of you have broken many windows and lost many balls in hedges in the process - but striking it cleanly while it's moving quickly through the air. that's just different gravy. I just know that I can do it and if I connect with it, it could hit the net.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's legendary 500th goal has been nominated for the prestigious Puskas Award by FIFA, the association announced on Monday.

Voting for the award runs through September 1 with all encouraged to vote. Voting closes on September 1, with the victor announced at The Best FIFA Football Awards on September 23.

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