The goal saw Salah shrug off two players on the right hand side of the penalty area before curling in a lovely effort into the top corner of the net from an improbable angle to give Liverpool a 1-0 lead in their Premier League tie against Everton a year ago.
Salah is also in a three-way battle with Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Best FIFA Men's Player award.
On Monday night at Fifa's "The Best" awards ceremony, Salah's goal against Everton was voted the best of the year and below you can see the strike from all angles.
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It was a remarkable debut campaign at Anfield for Salah, who arrived from Roma in June 2017.
Bale's former Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona star Lionel Messi were also on the shortlist but were pipped to the prize by Salah, who struck in a Premier League draw against Liverpool's rivals.
Named for Hungary legend Ferenc Puskas, the Puskas Award has been presented to the scorer of the "most beautiful" goal of the year on an annual basis since 2009.