Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey’s sensational strike against Galatasaray has been nominated for the Champions League Goal of the Season.
— Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) June 10, 2015
The Welshman unleashed a thunderous effort with his weaker foot from an ambitious distance and saw his shot fire into the top corner with the Galatasaray keeper left clutching at thin air.
Ramsey netted a brace on that night but was left disappointed after picking up yet another hamstring injury which kept him out for a further month.
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Our last game in the Champions League group stage summed up our first half of the season, producing some sublime football in a game with little meaning while suffering injuries to key players.
Interestingly, UEFA are clearly unaware of the growing phenomenon regarding our fanbase sabotaging online polls and despite Lionel Messi’s sumptuous effort against Bayern Munich also being nominated, Ramsey will eventually come out victorious if recent trends continue (via the Daily Mail).
On the metric of pure technique, Ramsey’s effort takes some beating. But the occasion which surrounded Messi’s goal makes him a worthy competitor.
However, prepare to be defeated Lionel, Arsenal’s Twitter account is currently on the warpath.