World Cup 2018 finest purpose: Benjamin Pavard wins Fifa vote
Benjamin Pavard’s beautiful strike in France’s World Cup last-16 victory over Argentina has been voted the very best purpose of the match in Russia.
The defender, who confirmed very good approach to fireside into the highest nook, acquired probably the most votes solid by three million followers on the Fifa website.
“I did not even give it some thought. I simply tried to recover from it and preserve it down,” Pavard, 22, mentioned after the sport.
France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final to win the trophy for the second time.
Pavard added: “The ball bounced up because it got here to me. I used to be making an attempt to hit it within the route it got here from, which is what the strikers all the time inform me.
“When the ball went in I simply felt so glad.”
Juan Quintero’s intelligent free-kick for Colombia in opposition to Japan got here second…
…and Luka Modric’s good long-range strike for Croatia in opposition to Argentina was third.