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Stephanie Roche only female footballer named in FIFA's goal of the year list

Irish female footballer Stephanie Roche, who currently plays for Peamount United, has earned a unique distinction of being the only woman to have been shortlisted for FIFA's goal of the year alongside fellow strikers Robin van Persie and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Stephanie Roche only female footballer named in FIFA's goal of the year list

London: Irish female footballer Stephanie Roche, who currently plays for Peamount United, has earned a unique distinction of being the only woman to have been shortlisted for FIFA's goal of the year alongside fellow strikers Robin van Persie and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Roche's stunning volley has been among one of the 10 in the running, The Mirror reported. Other shortlisted goals include three World Cup efforts- Van Persie's header against Spain, Tim Cahill's volley against the Dutch and James Rodriguez's goal against Uruguay. Ibrahimovic's backheel volley for PSG against Bastia also features in the list.

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