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Cristiano Ronaldo, another absence at The Best gala

Published:23/09/2019 - 21:10h

Updated:23/09/2019 - 21:11h

The 2019 Best Awards ceremony will have a very prominent absence: that of Cristiano Ronaldo, who was one of the three candidates for the FIFA award

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Minutes before it gave beginning the gala of the Prizes The Best 2019, some media informed about a very stood out absence: the one of Cristiano Ronaldo, forward of the Juventus of Turín that aspired to win the prestigious award in competition with the Barcelona Leo Messi and the Dutch Virgil go Dijk.

The reason of the absence of the footballer luso to the ceremony of delivery of prizes could be a small injury in the abductor that already separated him of the list of summoned of Maurizio Sarri to face the duel of the Series To against the Brescia, although from the surroundings of the Portuguese has not confirmed that it was east the official reason.

In this way, we are in front of the second consecutive year that Cristiano Ronaldo ausenta of the gala of the Prizes TheBest , coinciding with the second season that knew that win it was extremely complicated. Question of ego, of excuses or of realities, the luso repeats absence again.

It is necessary to remember that, in the event organised in 2018 in London, Leo Messi neither was present, what caused the criticisms of the FIFA so much to the Argentinian star as to the Portuguese forward. "Desprestigian To the football. They do not darse. The prejudiced is the sport and afterwards they", signalled from the FIFA does a year.

This time, Messi himself attended

This season, Leo Messi himself has been present in the Theatre alla Scala of Milan, stage chosen for the celebration of the gala. The Argentinian was accompanied of Marc André ter Stegen, applicant to win the prize to Mejos Goalkeeper of the FIFA, and Frenkie of Jong, that was appointed like member of the eleven ideal of the past campaign by his papelón in the Ajax.

In Barcelona key, the only absence stood out was the one of the president Josep Maria Bartomeu that it did not travel to Milan by fault of a process gripal. The delegation of the FC Barcelona remained conformed, in addition to by the three footballers nominated to the prizes, by the managerial Javier Embroider, the CEO of the club Òscar Grau, the technical secretary Éric Abidal and the director of institutional relations Guillermo Love.

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