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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Papiss Cissé’s wonder-goal lifts Newcastle United over Chelsea. Is it the best of the year? (Video)


Papiss Cissé goes airborne to celebrate his second the second of two stellar strikes. (Stefan Wermuth - REUTERS)
Newcastle United beat Chelsea 2-0 on Wednesday to claim their first victory at Stamford Bridge since 1986. The result was nothing short of stunning.

Papiss Cissé, Newcastle’s £10 million addition in January, scored both goals for the Magpies. His night was nothing short of remarkable.

On Cissé’s second strike — a right-footed blast from just outside the area — the ball makes a near-90 degree turn. The goal was nothing short of....

You can decide for yourself...

Is is the goal of the year? Quite possibly. And Cissé has already declared it his best yet.

“It was a wonderful goal,” he told the Shields Gazette. “It was the best goal of my career — I was so happy to score it.

“When the ball came to me, I was only thinking about scoring. It was an instinctive finish.”

But even within the Premier League there are some other contenders.

Peter Crouch’s incredible strike off a juggle against Manchester City.

Robin Van Persie’s left-footed volley against Everton.

Wayne Rooney’s “one hell of a strike” against Fulham.

Which goal gets your vote as the Premier League’s goal of the season?

(All videos from Fox Soccer)

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