DE JONG, THE SURPRISE
Messi and De Jong, between the 10 nominated to the FIFA The Best
Published:31/07/2019 - 16:27h
Updated:31/07/2019 - 16:33h
This Wednesday we've known the names of the ten players nominated to the prizes FIFA The Best 2019. Between them they will be Leo Messi and Frenkie de Jong, the big surprise
Leo Messi and Frenkie of Jong are between the ten nominated to the FIFA The Best 2019, that will deliver the next 23 September. This Wednesday to the 16 hours have revealed who are the ten applicants to one of the individual prizes more prestigious of the world of the football, beside the Balloon of Gold that delivers annually the magazine 'France Football'.
The 10 candidates to the FIFA The Best 2019 are the following: Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus/Portugal), Matthijs of Ligt (Juventus-Ajax/Holland), Frenkie Of Jong (Barcelona-Ajax/Holland), Eden Hazard (Madrid-Chelsea/Belgium), Harry Kane (Tottenham/England), Sadio Mané (Liverpool/Senegal), Kylian Mbappé (PSG/France), Leo Messi (Barcelona/Argentina), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool/Egypt) and Virgil go Dijk (Liverpool/Holland).
Spectacular equipazo the one who would remain if all these players dressed the same T-shirt. The case is that for the time being, of all they, the big favourite to carry the prestigious prize home keeps on being Leo Messi. The Argentinian star of the FC Barcelona won LaLiga 2018-19 with the greater difference of the history regarding the Real Madrid, went the 'Pichichi' of the competition and Boot of Gold of the big European leagues.
Also it was the maximum scorer of the Champions League, one of the maximum assistants of Europe and, in concjunto, the best playmaker of the world. Although it is true that did not have luck in the final stretch of season with the Barça, neither neither with Argentina when falling in the semifinals of the Glass America 2019, to individual level the '10' of the Barça has done sufficient merits as to carry the prize.
Messi, this yes, will have a férrea competition in the fight by the award. Although it is truth that Cristiano Ronaldo does not appear in the quinielas like one of the favourites, since his performance of alien this course has been the worst of his 10 last years, the big rival of Messi is not another that a defence: Virgil go Dijk, leader of the saga of the Liverpool and also in the Holland of Koeman.
This yes, does not win a defence the prize since it did it Fabio Cannavaro (2006), by what the Dutch will have very complicated to surpass to 'The Flea'. In some interview, besides, already has ensured that the one who deserves really the prize is Leo Messi and no he, giving off honesty by all the sides.
The Liverpool, the better club represented
As it can see in the list of candidates, the Liverpool is the club with more representatives between the ten finalists to the FIFA The Best 2019. The champions of the Champions League are represented by Virgil go Dijk, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané. With two players are the FC Barcelona (Messi and Of Jong) and the Juventus (Cristiano Ronaldo and Of Ligt). And with a representative, Real Madrid (Hazard), Tottenham (Kane) and Paris Saint Germain (Mbappé).