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FIFA World Cup 2018: Top 6 goals unforgettable goals of this year’s World Cup


With just two games remaining at FIFA World Cup 2018, it’s been an unbelievable season where most popular teams like Germany, Portugal, and Brazil got out in the early stages and an underdog/dark horse like Croatia got through to finals. It’s been unforgettable journey. While football fans around the world are waiting for next world champions, football enthusiasts all over the world are now divided into over who’s going to win — whether it be the underdog Croatia or one-time World champions France. It is going to be a memorable night as both teams will face each other in an epic final match.

This World Cup we have seen tons of goals, 161 to be exact (after England vs Croatia) that makes it 10 goals less shy of tying the all-time record, set in 1998 and repeated in 2014. But it doesn’t matter if the number of goals reach that high, we have already seen some magnificent goals this season.

Here are some best goals of FIFA World Cup 2018:

Cristiano Ronaldo Goal 3 – Portugal v Spain – MATCH 3

Portugal vs Spain match that was held right on the second day of the World Cup set the bar for all the matches to follow. Ronaldo’s late with a stunner against the 2010 champions, shows the sheer determination that this man possess.

Hirving Lozano Goal – Germany v Mexico – MATCH 11

The 22-year-old Hirving Lozanoin a match against Germany took the defending champions by storm and finally got his chance late in the first half scored a goal for Mexico. It was not just a debut goal for LOZANO but also led Mexico to victory against Germany.

Son Heungmin Goal – Korea Republic v Mexico – MATCH 28

The 26-year-old Son Heungmin pulled a goal back for the Korea Republic which stunned the Mexicans. Although Korea lost the match, Son Heungmin’s goal was a memorable one.

LIONEL MESSI Goal – Nigeria v Argentina – MATCH 39

Known for lethal and classic finishes, LIONEL MESSI once again proved why he is one of the top players in the history of football.

Edinson CAVANI Goal – Uruguay v Portugal – MATCH 49

Uruguay’s attack looks lethal against any defence, but 31-year-old Edinson CAVANI lived up to that hype against Portugal. Edinson Cavani scored the second miraculous goal which led Uruguay to victory against Portugal.

Emil FORSBERG Goal – Sweden v Switzerland – MATCH 55

The 26-year-old Emil FORSBERG’s goal against Switzerland was a hugely deserved one. A dramatic goal ended up sending Sweden through from the Round of 16 to the quarter-final.