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FIFA reveal 10-goal shortlist for the Puskas Award

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There's nothing quite like the time of year when the nominations for the Puskas Award are revealed.

FIFA have unveiled the 10 goals which are being considered for the prestigious prize on their official website, and it's fair to say there are some beauties in there.

As is so often the case, La Liga is pretty dominant, as is the international game. There's just the one Premier League player who made the list.

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Sergio Aguero, perhaps? Zlatan Ibrahimovic, or Mesut Ozil's ridiculously clever goal against Ludogorets? Nope.

Look no further than West Brom's Hal Robson-Kanu, though as you probably remember, the goal in question wasn't scored for the Baggies.

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The Welshman's effort against Belgium at Euro 2016 is definitely worth another watch. In fact, all 10 deserve a second look, so here they are:

Mario Gaspar (Spain v England)

People complain about international friendlies, but not when they produce moments like this:

Hlompho Kekana (Cameroon v South Africa)

Beckham-esque from the South African.

Marlone (Corinthians v Cobresal)

Lovely first touch, even better finish.

Lionel Messi (USA v Argentina)

Messi's curling free-kick helped Argentina to the final of the Copa America. It's probably best not to mention what happened for the rest of the tournament.

Neymar (Barcelona v Villarreal)

It's a decent ball from Luis Suarez, but the rest is just brilliant from Neymar.

Hal Robson-Kanu (Wales v Belgium)

The 27-year-old is yet to produce anything quite this spectacular for West Brom, and let's face it, he'll probably never hit another goal quite like that if he plays until he's 70.

Daniuska Rodriguez (Venezuela v Colombia)

This woman is literally impossible to get the ball off. And this is for the under-17s.

Saul Niguez (Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munich)

Look how far he travels with the ball.

Simon Skrabb (Gefle v Atvidaberg)

Even as scorpions go, that's a good one. You have to watch it a couple of times to actually work out what he's done.

Mohd Faiz Subri (Penang v Pahang)

The Malaysia Super League might not always be your first port of call if you want to see great goals, but the curve on this free-kick is insane.

Which goal should win it? Have your say in the comments.

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