[WATCH] Juventus star wins UEFA goal of the season

Champions League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 29/08/2017

Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic has won the 2016-17 UEFA Goal of the Season award for his overhead kick against Real Madrid.

The Bianconeri were beaten 4-1 by the Spanish champions in the Champions League final, having gone into half-time at 1-1.

That was thanks to an extraordinary strike from the 31-year-old forward, who looped a sensational overhead kick into the net. Mandzukic chested the ball up, before hooking it over his shoulder and over Keylor Navas in the Madrid goal.

In the election organized by UEFA and the football enthusiasts around the world voted for Croatian striker Mandzukic of Juventus for the award.

Mandzukic took the UEFA 2017 Goal of the Season plaudits ahead of Moussa Sow in second place and Casemiro in third.