Virgil van Dijk, winner of the prize to Better Player of the UEFA

MESSI LOSES OPTIONS

If the pattern repeats, Van Dijk will snatch the FIFA The Best to Messi

Published:19/09/2019 - 19:45h

Updated:19/09/2019 - 19:46h

If it repeats what comes occuring since 2014, Virgil van Dijk will win the FIFA The Best by against Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Dutch has won options in the last months

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It does some months, Leo Messi split like the main favourite to do with all the individual prizes habidos and for having this 2019. The FC Barcelona arrived to the month of May like leader stood out in LaLiga, with a final of Glass of the King saved in the pocket and a 3-0 of the party of gone in semifinals of the Champions League. In Anfield, unfortunately, everything twisted .

With the Barça deleted of the Champions League and defeated unexpectedly in the final of Glass of the King in front of Valencia, the only consolation for Messi was to win LaLiga and be so much the 'Pichichi' of the Spanish competition as of the League of Champions, as well as it Bounces of European Gold. Some impressive individual registers, but that did not suffice so that the Barça signed a historical campaign.

The '10' tried it then with the selection of Argentina, with which expected to conquer the Glass America 2019 in Brazilian earths. It fell in semifinals precisely against the hostess, a 'canarinha' that won with controversy to an albiceleste in which Messi could not stand out. The course of the months of May, June and July finish for subtracting possibilities of success to 'The Flea' in the individual trophies, to the time that increased the ones of Virgil go Dijk.

The portentoso central Dutch won the Glass of Europe with the Liverpool, remained second in the Premier League with the 'reds' and was chosen better player of the Premier League. Afterwards, besides, it remained finalist of the UEFA Nations League with the selection of Holland, and chained several months without that an alone rival footballer went able to dribble him.

To finals of the past month of August, Go Dijk erigió winner of the prize to Better Player of the UEFA, what definitely is a very clear track of what could happen in the FIFA The Best and the Balloon of Gold. Because, if we throw an ojeada to the statistics, will see that the winner of the prize of the UEFA has been the same, from 2014, that the winner of the Balloon of Gold. Or said of another form: the one who achieves the prize to better player of the past season in Europe, also attains the individual award more prestigious that arrives to continuation.

They go Dijk can follow with the dynamics established

Sucedió In 2018 with Modric, the two previous with Cristiano Ronaldo, in 2015 with Messi and in 2014 again with the Portuguese. From it does a polish repeats winning in the distinct individual prizes, and it will be necessary to see if Leo Messi is able to break the series this year with Virgil go Dijk or if the Dutch, by the contrary, will continue with the dynamics that has established in the last years.

A thing is clear: Messi has lost a lot of possibilities to conquer the The Best and the Balloon of Gold in the last months, and the injury that has prevented him play in this first month of competition has not helped him at all. This leaves to Go Dijk like big candidate to the two big prizes, taking into account that Cristiano Ronaldo has fewer options that never of erigirse winning.

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