Iasmin Latovlevici Scores Ridiculous Puskas Award Worthy Goal For Bursaspor
Bursaspor fullback Iasmin Latovlevici scored an incredible goal to guarantee his team three points and put himself in the frame for next years Puskas Award.
Latovlevici isn't exactly known for his goal scoring, with the left-back having scored 15 goals in a career spanning 299 games before this season, but on Sunday he scored the goal of the weekend.
In injury time a free-kick was floated from Burapsor's half into the Eskişehirspor box in injury time and the Romanian defender blasted it into the back of the net with a picture perfect volley.
The goal made sure that Bursaspor, now playing in Turkey's second tier after going down last season, won all three points, having taken the lead in the 73rd minute against their hosts.
The Bursa based side earned their second win of the season to leave them in fourth in the table as they look to secure promotion back to Super Lig at the first time of asking.
The Puskas Award is given out at FIFA's 'The Best' Awards, which take place on September 23rd this year, for the best goal scored in world football this year.
Unfortunately for Latovlevici he is too late for this year's awards as FIFA have already announced the nominations but playing in the second tier of Turkey won't stop him from being on the list next year, as goals from further down the football pyramid are often included.
Voting for this year's award actually closed on Sunday and fans don't have to wait too long to find out who will win.
:rotating_light: #PUSKAS AWARD :rotating_light:- FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) August 19, 2019
The ten candidates have been revealed :eyes:
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There were crazier scenes in Turkey on Sunday as Galatasaray fans awaited the arrival of Radamel Falcao to Istanbul, with the Colombian striker expected to join from Monaco on Monday.
It's unlikely the former Manchester United loanee will score a better goal than Latovlevici this season though.