Lionel Messi's free-kick goal against Liverpool at Camp Nou last season was awarded the UEFA Goal of Season by UEFA. His fierce rival Cristiano Ronaldo managed to be runner-up for his goal against his former team Manchester United on November 7 at the San Siro Stadium.
Messi's second goal from 30 yards out a 3-0 win over Liverpool in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final on May 1 was chosen the best goal by the jury of former coaches and international players after the votes from fans on the UEFA website and social media accounts.
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) August 9, 2019
Portugal's Danilo's goal got the third spot which he scored against Serbia in the Euro qualifiers to equalize the game to a 1-1 draw.
This is the third time Messi has been honored with this award, Earlier he won it in 2014/2015 and 2015-2016.
Only goals scored in UEFA club or international fixtures in 2018/19 were eligible for consideration. Goals from completed competitions were shortlisted by UEFA's technical observers – which includes former international coaches and players – with UEFA's expert panel drawing up the final ten.