The goal scored by Colombia's James Rodriguez against the selection from Uruguay in the second round of the World Cup in Brazil was chosen by FIFA.com users as the best goal of the tournament won by Germany after defeating Argentina in the final. The Monaco midfielder, who could join Real Madrid in the near future, has been honored to get one of the most spectacular awards of the championship.

Rodriguez scored thanks to a stunning volley from outside the goal area with which he shot at keeper Fernando Muslera after controlling the ball with his chest following a clearance from Abel Aguilar. In total, four million users voted on the FIFA website and over 75 percent felt that Rodriguez' goal deserved to be awarded as the best of the 171 that were achieved throughout the World Cup in Brazil. 

In addition, James Rodriguez also took third place with the goal that he scored against Japan in the group stage. In the second step of the podium was Dutchman Robin van Persie and his amazing goal againstSpain in the first match he played. It is the third straight time that a South American player takes this distinction. In 2010 in South Africa, the winner was Diego Forlan and Germany 2006 the honor was won by the Argentine Maxi Rodriguez.