Riley McGree's remarkable goal in the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 Semi-Finals has been shortlist for the AIC's Best Sporting Moment of the year.
The 20-year-old's infamous scorpion kick, which was also nominated for the FIFA Puscas Award, is pitched against some of Australia's great sporting moment from the last 12 months.
McGree's effort was all the more remarkable given the stage on which it was set, firing the Jets into the Grand Final as they came from behind to beat Melbourne City 2-1.
Australians will be able to vote on the AIS Sport Performance Awards at aisawards.abc.net.au from now until 5pm AEDT on 9 December, 2018.
Best Sporting Moment nominees:
RECORD IN THE RELAY (Swimming): Australian women’s 4x100m freestyle team breaks the world record at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
WILL POWER WINS INDY 500 (Motorsport): Will Power is the first Australian to win Indianapolis 500
MILLMAN THE CONQUEROR (Tennis): John Millman upsets Roger Federer at the US Open
DENNIS’ RAINBOW STRIPES (Cycling): Rohan Dennis wins the Road Cycling Time Trial World Championships
ROOSTERS TACKLE STORM (Rugby League): Sydney Roosters win the NRL grand final
DREAM TEAM PURSUIT (Cycling): Australian men’s pursuit track cycling team breaks the world record at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
KURT AND PARA-SPORT INTEGRATION (Para-sport): Kurt Fearnley wins gold in his final marathon for Australia, highlighting the full integration of Para-sport in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
EAGLES SOAR IN AFL (AFL): West Coast Eagles win the AFL grand final
RICCIARDO RULES MONACO (Motorsport): Daniel Ricciardo wins the Monaco Grand Prix
LIGHTNING STRIKES AGAIN (Netball): Sunshine Coast Lightning win back-to-back titles in the Super Netball)
MCGREE’S SUPER GOAL (Football): Newcastle Jet striker Riley McGree scores a freakish A-League goal
PERRY PASSES THE TEST (Cricket): Ellyse Perry scores an Australian Test record 213 not out