WATCH: McGree scores stunning scorpion kick as Jets soar


Riley McGree scored a goal that was immediately labelled a contender for the FIFA Puskas Award on Friday as Newcastle Jets battled past Melbourne City to reach the A-League Grand Final. The Jets were trailing to Bruno Fornaroli's 13th-minute opener at the McDonald Jones Stadium and struggling to find a way through as the match approached the hour mark. But then McGree took centre stage with a goal that has already gone viral on social media. The teenager flicked the ball into the feet of Ronald Vargas before connecting with his chipped return with a stunning scorpion kick that flew over stranded City goalkeeper Dean Bouzanis. Riley McGree!!! @FOXFOOTBALL pic.twitter.com/adeuJ8nOs3 — Hyundai A-League (@ALeague) April 27, 2018 Jason Hoffman scored the winner with 15 minutes remaining, capitalising on Osama Malik's poor first touch to fire home a first-time finish with his left foot. Newcastle will face either Sydney FC or Melbourne Victory – who meet on Saturday – in the Grand Final, but all the post-match talk was about McGree's incredible effort.