WATCH: Vassiljev's strike against Netherlands picked as best in the past 20 years

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1/2/2015 5:29 PM
Category: Sports

Konstantin Vassiljev received “the most beautiful goal of the past 20 years” award while Siim Luts won the annual version of the title for 2014, with his goal against Tajikistan in June.

The annual “Silver Ball” award nominee is picked by sports journalists and this year, the same jury gave out the “Golden Ball” award for the best goal between 1995-2014.

Vassiljev's strike put Estonia 2-1 ahead against Netherlands in Tallinn in 2013. Although the game finished 2-2, it did end the visitor's streak of six competitive wins.

Watch that goal from 16:40 in the video, which features all the winners of the Silver Ball, given out since 1995, including the 2014 winner Luts, from 17:51.

All the winners:

1995 Martin Reim Slovenia - 11.06.1995
1996 Argo Arbeiter Andorra - 13.11.1996
1997 Martin Reim Lithuania - 09.07.1997
1998 Sergei Terehhov Fareo Islands - 04.06.1998
1999 Martin Reim Fareo Islands - 04.09.1999
2000 Indrek Zelinski Hong Kong - 10.12.2000
2001 Andres Oper Netherlands - 02.06.2001
2002 Teet Allas Moldova - 21.08.2002
2003 Indrek Zelinski Andorra - 30.04.2003
2004 Kristen Viikmäe Liechtenstein - 18.08.2004
2005 Andres Oper Slovakia - 26.03.2005
2006 Tarmo Neemelo Turkey - 28.05.2006
2007 Indrek Zelinski Andorra - 22.08.2007
2008 Vjatšeslav Zahovaiko Fareo Islands - 04.06.2008
2009 Konstantin Vassiljev Armenia - 28.03.2009
2010 Tarmo Kink Serbia - 08.10.2010
2011 Konstantin Vassiljev Northern Ireland - 07.10.2011
2012 Konstantin Vassiljev Poland - 15.08.2012
2013 Konstantin Vassiljev Netherlands 2:1 - 06.09.2013
2014 Siim Luts Tajikistan - 07.06.2014

J.M. Laats

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