Manchester United defender Alex Telles has been shortlisted for the Champions League’s goal of the season award.
The Brazilian has been shortlisted for his strike in a 2-1 win over Villarreal in the group stage of the opposition. United went behind to Paco Alcacer goal before Telles leveled with a heavenly volley from a Bruno Fernandes free-kick.
Cristiano Ronaldo took the titles that evening however subsequent to scoring a late victor in injury time to beat the Spanish side. While talking about the goal back in December, Telles told MUTV: “That was one of the most lovely snapshots of my profession, it’s a second I will always remember.
“Right off the bat, since I was playing in a Champions League match for Manchester United and besides scoring a goal in that specific circumstance. We were behind, then we leveled, then, at that point, turned the score around, it was an exceptional night, an extraordinary night.
“I definitely give credit to Bruno fenandez for that clear-cut pass to me . Clearly due to my persistent effort, certainty and ability that I realize I have I had the option to score that goal.
“I will always remember that second. The primary thing is fulfilling the fans, I will always remember how cheerful they were in the arena that evening.”
Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Karim Benzema have all made the waitlist for the award. United fans in the mean time can guarantee he wins the award by deciding in favor of Telles’ goal here.