FIFA announced fan vote results for the best World Cup goal of all time but its not the right one

Its crazy to think that was the same match where arguably the most famous World Cup goal took place – The hand of God.

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Now, not to go all Argentina on you, but heres another contender. The 2006 World Cup when Maxi Rodriguez scored this truly unthinkable winner against Mexico in extra time. No goal in all the hours Ive spent watching this sport has left me this amazed:

In my book, Eder, Maradona and Rodriguez all had better goals. The beauty of it? There are so many great World Cup goals from over the years to watch again and just lose your mind over.

It was a convincing performance by the hosts, who sent a statement with this result

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First, the greatest goal of all time, let alone World Cup goal. Diego Maradona for Argentina in 1986 vs. England, when he annihilated the entire English team with a glorious run and finish:

From a fan vote, the prize goes to former Mexico national team member Manuel Negrete, who produced an absolutely glorious volley against Bulgaria in his home country at the 1986 World Cup. Here it is:

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FIFA announced fan vote results for the best World Cup goal of all time, but its not the right one

Just over two months away from the 2018 World Cup,FIFA has announced the winnerof the best World Cup goal of all time, and it wasnt who I thought it would be.

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FIFA announced fan vote results for the best World Cup goal of all time, but its not the right one

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The problem? Its not even the best goal from that World Cup, nor is it even the best World Cup goal involving the Mexican national team. Im going to chalk this one up to dedicated Mexico fans voting like crazy, because there are much better options.

Brazil, as you can imagine, has a bunch of the top goals as well. And for some, Eders strike against USSR in 1982 is the best:

Its No. 1 vs. No. 3 with first place on the line in Madrid

Its called the beautiful game – and moments like these remind us why.

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