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Giroud expresses delight after emerging as 2017 Puskas Award winner
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Giroud expresses delight after emerging as 2017 Puskas Award winner

  Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud expressed his delight over his emergence as the winner of the 2017 Puskas award at the Best FIFA Football Awards on Monday. The Frenchman's goal against Crystal Palace in January which has been popularly tagged as the Scorpion Kick was voted as the best goal in 2017 READ: PEREZ JOKINGLY ASKED DANI ALVES TO JOIN REAL MADRID Giroud's extraordinary Scorpion Kick beat competition from Venezuela U-17 women's striker Deyna Castellanos as well as South African goalie Oscarine Masuluke. "I'm delighted to receive this trophy today in front of legends of football,” said Giroud. “Now l'd just like to thank the people who voted for me. I would like to congratulate the 10 nominees who scored amazing goals too." The winner of the award category was...