The European Football Association (UEFA) announced that Malian striker Adama Traore, striker of Sheriff Tiraspol, the Moldovan champions, was awarded the best goal during the first round of the group stage of the Champions League for the current season 2021/22.
The Moldovan Sherif Tiraspol beat its Ukrainian guest, Shakhtar Donetsk, 2-0, in the group that also includes Inter Milan and Real Madrid.
And the European Union revealed, through the official account of the tournament website on Twitter, that the Englishman Jack Gerlich, the Manchester City player, ranked fourth in the ranking of the best goals in the round, after he scored with a shot inside the Leipzig penalty area.
AC Milan’s Ante Rebic, who scored a goal against Liverpool, came in third place.
In second place came Jordan Henderson, captain of the Liverpool team, with his missile goal against AC Milan.
But Adama Traroy’s aerial shot put him at the forefront of the best goals in the first round of the Champions League.
The victory is the first for Sheriff Tiraspol in the history of the Champions League, as it participates for the first time in the history of the competition.
Adama Traore kneels