Leo Messi and Kylian Mbappé after a match of the 2018 World Cup


Mbappé does not doubt about the Golden Ball: "Messi was the best this year"

Published:25/11/2019 - 15:46h

Updated:25/11/2019 - 15:46h

The 2019 Golden Ball gala is just around the corner, and Kylian Mbappé has repeated who is his favourite choice. The french believes that, on an individual level, Leo Messi has been the best player of the year

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The calendar of the season will go back to stop the day 2 December, in which it will take leadership the gala of the Balloon of Gold 2019. The most prestigious award of the world to individual level will be delivered in the Theatre of the Chatelet of Paris, in a ceremony in which they also will be awarded the recently created Trophy Kopa -for the best lower player of 21 years- and Trophy Yashin -for the best guardameta-.

Kylian Mbappé Has gone back to signal who is his favourite candidate, and knows it well because it was struggling with him by the Boot of Gold and lost the battle. Along the campaign, the one of Bondy has been questioned by his election for this famous distinction, and in all and each one of his interventions has answered the same. Under his point of view, the most brilliant star of the FC Barcelona would have to remain with the prize.

"In individual terms, Leo Messi was the best this year", aimed in some statements that collects 'Spiegel'. The French does not walk too wrong in his assessment, since the one of Rosario was not chosen 'FIFA The Best' by chance. His exhibitions led to the Barcelona until LaLiga and the Supercopa of Spain, to some semifinals of Champions and to the final of the Glass of Rey. In total, 51 goals in 50 parties -and 22 assistances- that converted him in passing in the Pichichi Spanish and in the maximum realizador of Europe.

For the crack of the PSG, the Argentinian is by in front of Virgil go Dijk, Better Player of the UEFA and champion of Champions. The 'MVP' of the international final was confirmed like Better Defence of the Premier League, in which it achieved a historical subcampeonato litigating hand manually with the Manchester City. Besides, in the recently premièred Nations League, his Dutch selection also remained with the second square.

The last in dispute is Christian Ronaldo, that conquered the Series To and the League of Nations with the Juventus and Portugal. Besides, also embolsó the Supercoppa of Italy, and thanks to his experience, could aim a bunch of records that will present beside his candidature. This yes, his statistics, 28 so many and 10 assistances in 43 meetings, are something more modest taking into account the figures that accustoms to reach.

The Balloon of Gold generates debate

Although anybody dares to descartar to the of Madeira, that lives surrounded of rumours, the Balloon of Gold could be between Messi and Go Dijk, to the that the first polls give like absolute favourite to follow with a dynamic rompedora. After a decade of leadership for Leo and Cristiano, Luka Modric put between the two historical to heave like Better Player of the past year, and now the Dutch could continue the series. The day 2 December in Paris, will resolve the incógnita and will begin the debate on if the champion does more or less justice.

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