IT COULD BE CONFIRMED IN BRIEF
FIFA could delay The Best for the death of Maradona
Published:26/11/2020 - 08:31h
Updated:26/11/2020 - 08:31h
FIFA announced less than a week ago that there would finally be The Best 2020 awards. Now, the highest football body seems to confirm that they are delayed due to the recent death of Diego Armando Maradona
The FIFA announced this Wednesday the finalists for the prizes The Best in all his categories. The winners will know in an on-line gala that, in principle, will take place on 17 December 2020. The term to vote would be of this past 25 November to 9 December. Between the 11 names that appear like candidates to carry the award goes back to be the one of the Barcelona Leo Messi.
But the plans of the FIFA could have changed completely since this Wednesday knew the terrible news of the demise of Diego Armando Maradona. The Argentinian was considered one of the greater figures futbolísticas of all the history and this could affect to the celebration of the prize. According to the newspaper 'MARK', the maximum organism of the world-wide football could announce in the next hours that postpones these prizes.
Gianni Infantino and the rest of the members of the FIFA would understand that the death of 'The Lint' is a reason of weight as to decide postpone a time the celebration of the The Best. The organism futbolístico would consider that it is not moment to celebrate something like this, since all the world of the football this consternado by the occurred and therefore it wants to delay it like signal of respect to his figure.
The president of the FIFA, Infantino, had a very good personal relation with Maradona. Both carry years working together in distinct projects and even the Argentinian was one of the invited of honour for the first ceremony of the prizes The Best in 2017. For this reason, the Swiss is especially affected and believes convenient to suspend the delivery of this award.
Change of course of the FIFA with the The Best
It is necessary to remember, that the The Best 2020 did not go to take place in a first moment, since the maximum organism of the world-wide football decided to cancel them by the pandemia. Finally they changed of opinion and explained that yes it was a moment ideal to celebrate something like this. "After having restarted the competitions of safe form, combining the effort and solidarity of all the world of the football, our sport has turned into one of the few sources of consolation and joy for many. Therefore, it is important that the FIFA celebrate these attainments in a so extraordinary year", explained does less than a week.
But Maradona meant so much for so many people that loves this sport that from the FIFA seems that they think that the best is not celebrating at all by the moment. Messi and the rest of applicants to the prize, between which find Neymar Jr, Kylian Mbappé, Sergio Bouquets, Kevin of Bruyne, Cristiano Ronaldo or Robert Lewandowski, the big favourite to carry it, will have to expect to know who is the winner.