Zlatan Ibrahimović wins FIFA Puskás Award

Michael Regan

Zlatan Ibrahimović has won the FIFA goal of the year award. Of course.

Zlatan Ibrahimović probably thinks he's the rightful winner of all the awards on offer at the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala tonight. Yes, even the Presidential Award. Unfortunately for Zlatan, too many are blinded by his brilliance, and he's been made to settle for picking up the Puskás Award.

Named after Hungarian football legend Ferenc Puskás, this award is basically just FIFA's goal of the year competition -- meaning Zlatan could've probably won it for several of his spectacular strikes in the last couple of seasons.

However, it was his acrobatic bicycle kick in Sweden's 4-2 victory over England back in November 2012 -- a game in which Zlatan scored all four goals -- which was adjudged to have been a worthy winner by the voting public, edging out Neymar's Confederations Cup wonderstrike against Japan and Nemanja Matić's goal for Benfica against Porto last January.

As ever, all hail Zlatan.

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