Alexia Putellas shows her Ballon d'Or to the audience at Spotify Camp Nou


Alexia, optimistic about her recovery: "I am very clear that I will not take risks"

Published:25/10/2022 - 00:41h

Updated:25/10/2022 - 00:41h

Alexia Putellas won the MVP Trophy at the 2nd Women's European Football Gala, a week after receiving her second Ballon d'Or. The best player in the world spoke about her knee injury and her expectations of playing again soon

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In spite of the break of the ligament crossed previous of the left knee suffered in summer, Alexia Putellas follows harvesting trophies thanks to his spectacular season 2022-23. A week after achieving his second Balloon of consecutive Gold, the forward of the FC Barcelona won the Trophy MVP in the 2ª Feminine Gala of the European Football. After receiving the award that ratifies it like the best player of the past season, the player of 28 years spoke on the evolution of his injury.

"They are things that happen in the profession. There are a lot of players that have surpassed it and have had to live this part also. Now it has touched me to me and I expect to finish this process going back stronger. I do not want to me anticipate to give a date because I do not know it neither I. I am happy inside what is to be lesionada", commented Alexia, the one who expects to be list to return to the Barça in 2023.

In the meantime, his mates have begun the season of big way, with plenary of victories in League and a historical licking in the debut in the Champions femení in front of the Benfica (9-0). Further of his wish for going back to play prompt, the one of Mollet of the Vallés has clear that the evolution of the knee will mark the time of wait. "The plan is the planned, but of terms can not speak. It will mark them the knee, but there are some minima not to assume risks that have very clear that will not do it", explained.

Likewise, the star of the Boat sustained that the best way for lidiar with this type of injuries is the patience and that "at all that it was worthwhile is easy", this regarding the last individual trophies that has received. On the other hand, the best player of the world valued the growth of the feminine football in the last years and how has profesionalizado, beginning by the technical training.

For Alexia, "each generation will be better"

In this sense, Alexia considers that, at present, are given the conditions so that the feminine football keep growing to world-wide level, by what "each new generation will be better". "We grew in some surroundings in which the trainers were not titled and was not professional. Now they have all this, the show will be much better", puntualizó the player culé, the one who besides 'wetted' on the favouritism of the Barça in the League of Champions femení and of a Real Madrid that, in his criterion, "is seeing compete very well".

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