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

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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:

The prize went to Mexicos Manuel Negrete, but there are better

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:

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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.

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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.

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.

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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:

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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:

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

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

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