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17.01.2022Bayer 04

From 19.00 CET: FIFA Puskas Award – Schick amongst finalists

"You have to imagine how many fantastic goals are scored across the world in a year…" – Patrik Schick not only paid great respect to his fellow players with this statement but also spoke from his own experience. The Bayer 04 striker scored one of the most unmissable goals of the year at the last summer's European Championships. His long-range shot from over 45 yards out has put the Czech Republic international amongst the last three for the FIFA Puskas Award 2021, which will be revealed in Zurich on Monday night.
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The best players, coaches, fans – and goals – of last year will be presented at the The Best FIFA Football Awards from 19.00 CET.

Werkself player Patrik Schick will follow the broadcast directly from the BayArena in Leverkusen and will take part in the event via a live video link.

Here is the link to the live stream on fifa.com

Schick brace wins euros match

It was the best of his five goals at last summer's 2021 European Championships: Patrik Schick made it 2-0 on 52 minutes in the group match against Scotland with a shot from over 45 yards out. The Werkself number 14 also netted the first goal for the Czech Republic in that game.

Also nominated for the FIFA Puskas Award 2021 are the Argentinian Erich Lamela (Tottenham Hotspur) and the Iranian Mehdi Taremi (FC Porto).

last year's winner also played for Leverkusen

The current holder is the former Werkself player Heung-Min Son who has played for Tottenham Hotspur since his move from Bayer 04 in the summer of 2015. He won the award in 2020.

This year's winner will again be selected by an international jury consisting of a panel of FIFA legends plus fans from all over the world registered on FIFA.com.

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