Leo Messi says some words after winning the 'The Best'


Leo Messi, among the finalists for the FIFA The Best award

Published:25/11/2020 - 11:12h

Updated:25/11/2020 - 14:59h

Leo Messi is one of the finalists given by FIFA for The Best awards. The Argentine, winner last year, will compete with Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr, Robert Lewandowski or Real Madrid Sergio Ramos

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The FIFA has announced this Wednesday the finalists for the prizes The Best in all his categories. The winners will know in an on-line gala that will take place on 17 December 2020 and the term to vote will be of this 25 November to 9 December. Between the 11 names that appear like candidates to carry the award goes back to appear the one of the Barcelona Leo Messi.

In spite of not winning at all with the FC Barcelona, the '10' has gone back to be selected and aspires to heave with the prize by second consecutive year. Other players that expect to raise the trophy are Christian Ronaldo, Kevin of Bruyne, Kylian Mbappé, Neymar Jr, the madridista Sergio Bouquets or Robert Lewandowski, that is definitely the big favourite to carry the The Best of this 2020.

The Pole carried the triplete with the Bayern of Munich and went the maximum goleador of the Bundesliga and of the Champions League, with 34 and 15 so many, respectively. In total, the one of Warszawa annotated 55 targets in 47 meetings the past course, in addition to giving 10 assistances. Spectacular numbers that, added to the triumphs of the group germano, do that this The Best tenha the practically decided winner.

In the case of Messi, the rosarino finished the campaign with 31 so many in 44 crashes between all the competitions. They are more than 20 goals less than Lewandowski, but the forward of the Barça surpasses by a lot to the of the Bayern in assistances. By the 10 that gave the Pole, the culé delivered 27, an authentic atrocity. In spite of this, the reality is that the one of the Bavarian group has the ones to win without place to doubts.

Other players that aspire to the prize are Thiago Alcántara, Kevin of Bruyne, Virgil go Dijk and Sadio Mané. Although all completed an exceptional course, any of them has real probabilities to win the award. Neither Bouquets, Mbappé or Neymar, although the ones of the PSG arrived to the final of Champions and won Tie it 1. By his part, Cristiano finished the course with 37 targets and 7 assistances in 46 crashes, good numbers, but insufficient at the side of the ones of the Pole and of the ones of Messi.

Ter Stegen, candidate to the The Best to better goalkeeper

Besides, also it is necessary to stand out that Marc-André ter Stegen is finalist in the The Best to better goalkeeper. The German is one of the favourites, but everything aims that it will be his compatriot Neuer the one who carry it to him by his temporadón with the Bayern. Also it is nominated to a prize Luis Suárez, specifically to the Puskas to better goal by his tremendo taconazo against the Mallorca on 7 December 2019 in the Camp Nou.


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