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FOUR NOMINATED To THE BALLOON OF GOLD

The Barça loses effective in the Balloon of Gold with regard to 2015

Published:24/10/2016 - 20:51h

Updated:24/10/2016 - 20:51h

The FC Barcelona will contribute four players this year 2016 to the Balloon of Gold, whereas the past year contributed six thanks to the presence added of Ivan Rakitic and Mascherano. To exception of Messi, any has won never the prize

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The fact of have not conquered the past edition of the UEFA Champions League, although yes they won the League, the Glass of Rey, the Supercopa of Europe and the World-wide of Clubs, has caused that the FC Barcelona have contributed this year 2016 less players to the list of the Balloon of Gold of which contributed in 2015, when it came to conquer the Champions 2014-15.

It is perfectly intelligible that "France Football" have wanted to be "politically correct" when including in the list of 30 candidates to the Balloon of Gold to six footballers of the Real Madrid, valid champion of Europe. However, this attempt to reward to the club merengue has left odd situations and what less grotestas, taking into account that Pepe has been nominated whereas it has not been it Gerard Hammered.

The central Catalan probably was in the actuality the best defender of the world, but in the French magazine seem not thinking the same. But the reality is that, in comparison with the past year, the Barcelona loses to two effective in the list, since in 2015 there was six Barcelona between the 23 finalists: Messi, Neymar, Luis Suárez, Rakitic, Mascherano and Iniesta.

In 2014, however, the FC Barcelona also planted to four footballers in a list that then was of 23: Messi, Neymar, Iniesta and Mascherano. In 2013 also they were four the Barcelona presents: Messi, Neymar, Iniesta and Xavi, the one who withdrew "" of the football of elite without being able to win the prize, as it remembered him Cristiano Ronaldo in one of his last interviews.

A Christian, by the way, that can do peligrar a Balloon of Gold that already had practically won with his penosas performances in this season 2016-17, in which so only has annotated 4 goals, by the 13 of Leo Messi between League and UEFA Champions League. We will see which sucede in December.

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