Sport The reason Kemar Roofe's Rangers wonder goal was never in Puskas Award 2020 contention

18:55  25 november  2020
18:55  25 november  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Rangers star Kemar Roofe sent social media into meltdown as he scored a guaranteed Puskas contender with an incredible strike from inside his own half during the Europa League game against Standard Kemar Roofe ' s strike was hailed as an instant goal of the season contender. © Twitter.

Rangers star Kemar Roofe celebrates with his team-mates after scoring a wonder goalCredit: AP:Associated Press. But thanks to James Tavernier’s first half penalty and Roofe ’ s remarkable strike, Gers came and conquered. In atrocious second half conditions when the heavens opened, flooding

The annual FIFA Puskas Award nominees have been unveiled - but there's no place for Rangers star Kemar Roofe.

The Ibrox forward received widespread acclaim for his incredible 55-yard stunner against Standard Liege in the Europa League.

Rangers ' social media team were quick to tout the goal for recognition in the aftermath, tagging in the official Puskas Twitter account after the game.

But, unfortunately for Roofe, his goal was never eligible for this year's competition.

No, the cut-off date for 2020 entries passed on October 7, with the goal being scored on October 22.

The 27-year-old could well be up for the award next year, however.

How the Rangers players rated in 3-2 Europa League win over Standard Liege

  How the Rangers players rated in 3-2 Europa League win over Standard Liege Rangers made hard work of the first half but completed the task with a 3-2 win and progression in the Europa League. © Rangers team to face Standard Liege (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Standard Liege had their hosts on the back foot from the start and took an early lead after a ball from the Rangers right was turned in at the front post. © Set a new European club record with his appearance and left exposed with little chance for the goals...

Rangers forward Kemar Roofe scored a wondrous goal in the Scottish side’s Europa League victory on Thursday (Friday NZ time) and manager Steven Gerrard said it was the “best I've ever Francisco Seco/AP. Rangers manager Steven Gerrard said Roofe ’ s goal was the best he’s ever seen live.

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However, there is Scottish representation on the list nonetheless.

Manchester City and Scotland star Caroline Weir has been nominated for a stunning strike from distance against rivals Manchester United last year.

Here's the full list of nominees for the 2020 edition.

Puskas Award 2020 shortlist

Shirley Cruz - Costa Rica vs Panama

Sophie Ingle - Arsenal vs Chelsea

Zlatko Junuzovic - Rapid Vienna vs RB Salzburg

Jordan Flores - Shamrock Rovers vs Dundalk

Hlempho Kekana - Mamelodi Sundowns vs Cape Town City

Caroline Weir - Manchester City vs Manchester United

Leonel Quinonez - Universidad Catolica vs Macara

Son Heung-min - Tottenham vs Burnley

Andre-Pierre Gignac - Tigres vs Pumas

Giorgian de Arrasceata - Ceara vs Flamengo

Luis Suarez - Barcelona vs Real Mallorca

Kemar Roofe on target for Rangers in 4-0 win over Aberdeen as striker reveals 'five-a-side' mentality behind club's push for title .
Rangers striker Kemar Roofe has revealed that competitive five-a-side matches at training are helping the team's Scottish Premiership title push. © Kemar Roofe celebrates making it 2-0 during a Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Aberdee... The summer signing from Anderlecht took his season's tally to six with the second goal in the 4-0 win over Aberdeen at Ibrox on Sunday which extended Rangers' lead at the top of the standings to 11 points over rivals Celtic, who dropped points in a 2-2 draw at Hibernian on Saturday.

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