Watch the stunning overhead kick goal from amputee striker that beat Richarlison and Payet to Fifa's Best Puskas award | The Sun

THIS is the stunning overhead kick goal from an amputee striker that won the Puskas Award.

Warta Poznan star Marcin Oleksy became the first-ever amputee footballer to be nominated for the prestigious prize at the Fifa’s Best show.

And his amazing strike was crowned the best of the bunch against competition from Richarlison and Dimitri Payet.

Oleksy lined himself up perfectly against Stal Rzeszow when a sublime cross was played into him.

Using his crutches for balance, the Polish ace incredibly lifted his body off the ground before firing in a gorgeous overhead effort.

Fans were thrilled with the effort, with one saying: “Well deserved. What a goal!”


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Another declared: “Stunning strike.”

One added: “Even the assist was incredible.”

Second place in the Puskas hunt went to ex-West Ham star Payet.

The Frenchman belted in a blaster from distance in Marseille’s Europa Conference League clash with PAOK Thessaloniki last season.

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And third place went to Tottenham’s Richarlison, who netted a beautiful bicycle kick with Brazil at the World Cup.

Oleksy became an amputee football star after losing his leg in 2010 in a work accident.

And speaking after his nomination, the ace told Fifa he was over the moon with his world-class goal.

Oleksy said: “My teammate Dawid Novak played the pass. When I saw the ball coming, I knew I’d be the first to it.

“I connected really cleanly, it was perfect. When I hit it, I watched the ball all the way and saw it go into the corner of the net.

“I’d always wanted to score a beautiful goal. You could see the pride on my face after I scored.

“I stood up tall, I stuck my chest out. I was just so happy.”

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