Leo Messi, with his The Best


The Federation of Nicaragua clears up the misunderstanding with the vote to Messi

Published:28/09/2019 - 14:46h

Updated:28/09/2019 - 14:46h

Recently, the captain of Nicaragua assured that he did not vote in The Best, although Messi appeared on the list as his vote. The Federation of Nicaragua clarified the misunderstanding

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At the beginning of this week, Leo Messi was awarded with the The Best FIFA 2019 with a wide difference of votes with regard to the others two candidates: Virgil go Dijk, head office of the Liverpool, and Cristiano Ronaldo, forward of the Juventus of Turín. Shortly after, it generated controversy by the vote of Juan Barrier, captain of the selection of Nicaragua.

Barrier showed surprised when seeing the list of the votes of the The Best 2019, since it appeared his name like voter of Nicaragua awarding him the maximum punctuation to Leo Messi. The Nicaraguan captain rushed to ensure that he had not voted in the prizes 'The Best', reason by which desató the controversy.

"I did not vote by Messi. It surprised me a lot see me in the list of the captains that voted by Messi when this year I did not vote. The FIFA affirms that it commanded me the link of the vote to my email, but never received it, by what could not vote. How I can appear in the list of captains that voted to Messi if I could not exert my vote?", it said Barrier, contrariado after the publication of the list.

The Fenifut clears the misunderstanding

The words of Barrier generated a lot of controversy and some media as 'ABC' or 'Digital Freedom' described as "scandal" the sucedido, putting in doubt the validity of the prize obtained by Messi. But this Thursday, the Nicaraguan Federation of Football (Fenifut) cleared that all was a misunderstanding and that it was the side Manuel Pink the one who voted in his representation.

The Feinfut apologised by the interpretations that took out and alleged that all sucedió "by an administrative error" since, after commanding the votes to the FIFA, "wrongly attached the name and signature of Juan Barrier" since it was the "same " that was registered by the vote effected of the previous year".

"Fenifut Wishes to leave in clear that all this situation was an evil understood. Although we do us managers of the administrative error and understand the annoyances that could cause in one of our captains of our national selection", manifested the communiqué. The Nicaraguan Federation already has issued his apologies and now maybe touch them to which launched to the neck of Messi taking advantage of the occasion.

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