"Salah for best goal?"
Fifa's Puskas award is entirely voted for by fans, and...
"Mo Salah, Puskas award???".
Gareth Bale's overhead kick against Liverpool in the Champions League final was also a contender for the award, along with Cristiano Ronaldo's similarly acrobatic effort against his now current club Juventus.
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Even some of Salah's teammates couldn't believe the decision, with James Milner cracking a joke on Twitter.
The FIFA Puskas Award rewards the best goal scored from July 3, 2017 to July 15, 2018 and it is fair to say there have been a number of stunners along the way which could have easily beaten the Egyptian to the award.
'But I'm very happy and very proud, thank you, everyone, who voted for me.
France manager Didier Deschamps took home the prize for Coach of the Year after winning last summer's World Cup.
All three enjoyed great World Cup campaigns, with Courtois helping Belgium to a third-place finish.
Salah landed the award (handed over to him by Noel Gallagher, because of course) for the most attractive goal of the year with his cut-inside-and-curl effort against Everton last December.