Gavi and Pedri during the 2022 Ballon d'Or gala


Barça demonstrates its power at the Ballon d'Or gala

Published:17/10/2022 - 23:01h

Updated:18/10/2022 - 09:46h

The 2022 Ballon d'Or gala left three awards for the FC Barcelona players. Alexia Putellas revalidated his award as the best in the world, while Gavi succeeded Pedri as the best young player and Robert Lewandowski was the scorer of the year

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The FC Barcelona celebrated three of the awards awarded during the gala of the Balloon of Gold 2022 celebrated in the Theatre of Chatelet of Paris. Alexia Putellas, Gavi and Robert Lewandowski were rewarded in a gala in which, although the big protagonist was Karin Benzema, the Barça finish with more prizes that the Real Madrid, that remained with the empty hands in the category of 'Better club of the year'.

Putellas Revalidated his Balloon of Gold that consolidates it like better player of the world, in spite of have not attained to revalidate the title of the Champions Lague feminine. "It would not say that it has been a surprise go back to win, but when me lesioné the day before play the Eurocopa did not think in this, saw it far. But the criterion has changed and goes by sportive season, the jury has based in this, was lesionada the last month, but have valued the rest of the season and this puts me happy", said the star culé.

By his part, Gavi received of Pedri the 'Trophy Kopa' as better young player of the year. The one of The Palaces and Villafranca surpassed in the vote to Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid) and Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund) and sucede to the '8' of the Barça as better lower player of 21 years of the world. The Andalusian was brief in his speech, but took advantage of to appreciate to those who have formed him in The Masia to reach his current level.

"I want to appreciate to all my trainers, to Iván (Of the Crag -his agent), to all the people of The Masia and to the team of my heart, that is the Barça. Many and visca the Barça!, it said the player of 18 years, the one who besides ensured that "it always looks for to give the best of himself and, with the help of the trainers, tries to carry it of the best way", said the Andalusian beside his mate blaugrana, with the one who is used to to compare him with the pair Xavi-Iniesta.

Robert Lewandowski, the best goleador of 2022

The Pole completed the triplete of prizes for players of the Barça with the 'Trophy Müller' as better goleador of the past season. Robert finished second in the vote by the Balloon of Gold by behind Benzema, but attained to remain with the prize that carries the name of Gerd Müller, goleador German and Bavarian legend. The one of Warsaw marked 57 goals in the 2021-22 adding the done with the Bayern Munich and with the Polish selection in international parties.

"I came in the suitable moment. Also I am happy for being in Barcelona. I think that I have arrived in the suitable moment to the club. If we follow working hard can achieve big things. It is a new chapter and seat me well, the team has a big potential", expressed Lewandowski after receiving the prize and appreciate to his ex mates of the Bayern.

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