Winner: Raul Jimenez, Mexico v Panama, 85th minute (October 11, 2013)
Second: Juan Carlos Garcia, Honduras v United States, 40th minute (February 6, 2013)
Third: Jozy Altidore, USA v Honduras, 73rd minute (June 18, 2013)
Jimenez’s late strike against Panama in a World Cup qualifier on October 11 was as essential as it was spectacular. The Club America forward’s successfully executed bicycle kick from just inside the 18-yard box gave the Tricolor a much-needed 2-1 victory, boosting its 2014 World Cup qualification prospects.
[do action="article_quote"]Goal of the Year[/do]
To view the full article, please click here.