Matthijs de Ligt after winning the Kopa Trophy


The funny challenge of Matthijs de Ligt to Mino Raiola

Published:6/12/2019 - 08:15h

Updated:6/12/2019 - 08:15h

Matthijs de Ligt was proclaimed winner of the Kopa Trophy, and after the award he granted an interview to 'France Football'. In it, he reviewed his career and sent a fun challenge to Mino Raiola

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Leo Messi was the main protagonist of the gala of the Balloon of Gold, but also there were several secondary actors in Paris. The past Monday, in the Théâtre du Châtelet, gathered the greater stars of the international football, and between the invited also stood out the winners of the rest of awards of the night. The initiative of 'France Football' with the Trophies Kopa and Yachine is having a fantastic received.

Matthijs Of Ligt was chosen like Better lower Footballer of 21 years, by an excellent season with the Ajax before mudarse to the Juventus. With hardly 19 years, the one of Leiderdorp was captain of a team that triumphed in Holland and turned into disclosure of the Champions League, and in the interview that conceded to the French magazine ensured that it saves a big memory of his last campaign in Johan Cruyff Sand.

Questioned by the best moment that lived in the campaign 2018-19, the defender did not know to specify any, since it considers that the whole course was a dream for the group directed by Erik have Hag, that still follows giving that speak by his remarkable performance: "it could not me remain with a moment in concrete. We win the Eredivisie, the Glass... And besides we were near of a final of Champions, was incredible".

The Dutch showed amused when they asked him which had been his profession if it had not turned into footballer, and launched a challenge to his representative. The youngster saves a big relation with Mino Raiola, and kidded with the possibility to exchange papers with him that watches with firmness by his inteses: "it Had liked to be agent FIFA to try surpass to Raiola... Or for ficharlo!".

"Never I have thought in this option, wanted to be footballer. Never I thought a lot in what would have been because it was obsessed in convertime in player. Of small always dreamed with all this, but never imagined me that it was possible. My parents always supported me, but first had to finish my studies. If I do not think that it would have been employer, would have my own business", reflexionó finally Of Ligt.

The election of Of Ligt still generates doubts

Of Ligt is a worthy heir for Kylian Mbappé in the Trophy Kopa, but his bet by the Juventus still generates doubts. The debate on his election follows opened because his adaptation to Italy is being very complicated, and has happened to shine day after day to be signalled by his grave defensive errors. The FC Barcelona, that also bid with strength by his signing and adapts better to his style, is still in mouth of a lot of experts, although in Turín prefer to have patience with one of his incorporations crashes.

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