Vote: McGree's scorpion kick shortlisted for Best Sporting Moment

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.

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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 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

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