Rodriguez beats Stephanie Roche to FIFA Puskas Award

James Rodriguez of Real Madrid and Columbia won FIFA Puskas Award ahead of Ireland’s Stephanie Roche.

Rodriguez beats Stephanie Roche to FIFA Puskas Award

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Ireland’s Stephanie Roche has come second in the vote for the FIFA Puskas Award given for World Goal of the Year.

James Rodriguez of Real Madrid and Colombia won the award ahead of Roche.

Manchester United and Netherlands striker Robin van Persie was also nominated.

FIFA PUSKAS AWARD VOTING BREAKDOWN:James Rodriguez (42%), Stephanie Roche (33%), Robin van Persie (11%), Others (14%),

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport has congratulated Stephanie on being shortlisted for the award in Zurich this evening.

Michael Ring says the publicity that it has generated for the profile of the Women’s National League and Irish women’s sport is very welcome.

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