Newcastle Jets striker Riley McGree is taking on some of the biggest names in world soccer and we rate him a great chance to win the prestigious Puskas award.
McGree as the $4.50 third favourite for the award, named after former Hungary and Real Madrid striker Ferenc Puskas.
— Gaz 🔰 (@GazLUHG) September 5, 2018
It is won by the player judged to have scored the ‘most beautiful’ goal of the year.
Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo heads betting at $1.75 ahead of Welsh striker Gareth Bale ($3.50).
— kiprono noah (@md_knoah) September 5, 2018
What a thrill for McGree and great advertisement for the A-League. Not only did his goal, from a scorpion kick, go viral, he has now been honoured with a nomination for this prestigious award. He’s in with a chance alongside some of the biggest names in the sport.
If y'all believe Salah's strike is better than Riley McGree's, Ronaldo's, Bale's, or Pavard's, then there's three things:
Either you're either a Liverpool fan, an Egypt fan, or just seriously ill https://t.co/LR0Pdpizz1
— renz 🔰 (@RenzMUFC) September 5, 2018
The top three dominate the betting with Giorian de Arrascaeta next on $10.