Revealed: The FFA Cup 2019 Goal of the Year

The poll has closed, the votes have been tallied and the winner of the FFA Cup 2019 Goal of the Year can now be revealed.

And the fans have decided that Perth SC’s Paul Zimarino’s goal against Balga was the best of the lot in 2019.

Zimarino picked up more than 40% of the fan vote, finishing 10% higher than the next best goal.

The Perth attacker is the first player to win the FFA Cup Goal of the Year with a strike from the Preliminary Rounds.

“To all the fans thanks you so much, it’s a big honour,” Zimarino said of his award.


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“The FFA Cup is fantastic, all the young players coming through in the NPL get a bit of the spotlight if we make it through to the Round of 32.

“You see breakout starts every year, we’ve seen a couple go on and play in the A-League now.”

Check out Zimarino’s sublime volley below, while you can re-live the best 10 strikes from the 2019 competition in the player at the top of the page.

And we're giving you the chance to WIN a signed ball from the FFA Cup Final 2019, simply by recreating Zimarino's volley!

All you have to do to enter is:
1. Take a video of yourself replicating Zimarino's volley
2. Upload it to one of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or YouTube
3. Tag @FFACup and #ZimarinoChallenge 
4. And you've entered the competition!

The competition runs from 9am AEDT Thursday 12 December 2019, to 5pm AEDT Monday 6 January 2020. 

Round up your mates and get cracking on the #ZimarinoChallenge!

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