Falcao’s sensational chip versus Manchester City has earned him a nomination for the UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week, presented by Nissan.
The Monaco striker’s stunning finish came during an eight-goal thriller at the Etihad Stadium, which ultimately saw the Ligue 1 leaders go down 5-3 to Pep Guardiola’s ahead of what promises to be a exhilarating return leg in the principality.
But the Colombian faces stiff opposition in a week of brilliant goals, including Casemiro’s thumping volley for Real Madrid in their 3-1 defeat of Napoli.
That game also saw Lorenzo Insigne earn a nomination for the prize after his ingenious long-range effort completely bamboozled Keylor Navas in the Madrid goal.
Angel Di Maria is also among the contenders following his curled finish from outside the box in PSG’s 4-0 demolition of Barcelona in the French capital.
Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben completes the nominees thanks to another of the Dutchman’s trademark curling strikes, hit during the German champions’ 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal at the Allianz Arena.