Alexia Putellas and Leo Messi, Ballons d’Or for eternity

Historical. The first Golden Ball from Alexia putellas and the seventh of Leo Messi. And if it was not enough, Pedri gonzalez took the Kopa Trophy to the best U21 footballer in the world. A party in Paris with a Barcelona scent, no matter how much the Argentine genius has been wearing PSG’s shirt since August.

If 11 years ago the name of The farmhouse was written for posterity as the only quarry that has fully formed a podium of the Ballon d’Or with Leo Messi, Andres Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez, Barça almost reissued an unparalleled milestone in the women’s category with Alexia putellas as the undisputed winner ahead of her partner Jenni Beautiful, second. Sam kerr, Chelsea Australian, finished third and prevented Barça from being the first club, even ahead of the almighty Olympique Lyon with the first three classified in the award given by the magazine France Football with the voting of specialized journalists from all over the world. Neither in the FIFA World Player nor in the current FIFA The Best and it will continue like this although with Alexia and Jenni in the first two seats and Lieke martens In the fifth, it was clear the recognition of the uncomplexed bet that the club made in 2015 professionalizing women’s football and reaching glory in May 2021 with the first Champions League. Irene Paredes It was 15th and Sandra Cloths, 19th.

An emotional speech in memory of his father

Emotion seized Alexia, remembering his late father, when he got into his hands the precious golden ball that he had seen so many times offered by the Camp Nou by Messi. Before, he congratulated Barça speaking in Catalan on its 122 anniversary on a global stage, acting as captain in a big way and all that that implies.


The FC Barcelona player was moved to remember her father in her speech after collecting the Golden Ball trophy for the best player in the world

Accompanied him Leo on the stage of Théâtre du Châtelet. An incomparable image for Alexia and also for the Argentine, winner for the seventh time of the trophy and most distant from the five of Cristiano Ronaldo, 36 years old and two older than ’10’. It will be difficult for the Portuguese to catch up with him, who also has no guaranteed place for the Qatar-2022 World Cup.

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The FC Barcelona player was moved to remember her father in her speech after collecting the Golden Ball trophy for the best player in the world

No owner in 2020 by leaving it vacant France Football for the pandemic when it should win Robert Lewandowski after his triplet with Bayern, Messi he got the better of him thanks to his first America Cup, your seventh Copa del Rey and his eighth ‘Pichichi‘ with the Barça. Leo He congratulated himself for returning to the top at his age (34): “I love football.” And he remembered his companions in Barcelona, ​​Paris and especially Argentina, alluding to that “thorn in the hole” that he took out by elevating the Pole in his speech after receiving the trophy from his friend Luis Suarez: “Last year it was your turn and I hope you can win it”. Italian finished third Jorginho, European champion with Chelsea and his selection but insufficient to dethrone Messi, winner before in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019. The merengue Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kanté, Chelsea foreman, closed the ‘top 5’.

61 years after Luis Suárez

Champion of everything with Barça, Alexia She is the absolute queen of world football at 27 years old. In August, she won the UEFA Best Player Award, the IFFHS named her number one last week and after her first Ballon d’Or she is already thinking of repeating the culé triplet and making history in the European Championship in England-2022. Just a Spaniard Luis Suarez Miramontes (1960), has at home the Ballon d’Or. The one in Mollet del Vallès is now the second.

Pedri, after Mbappé and De Ligt

The Barça party, with Joan Laporta leading the large expedition, it was completed with the Kopa Trophy for Pedri, the Canarian talent that has earned in just over a year the status of the crack of the future. And he is at Barça with a 1,000 million clause. With the 19 fulfilled last week, he joined the list of awards for Kylian Mbappé and Matthijs de Ligt after growing up next to Messi in the last campaign of this in the Camp Nou. The couple broke up in the summer and met again yesterday in Paris with a heartfelt hug from teacher to student. The canary included Messi in his speech of thanks and remembered how bad they are going on the island of The Palm with the eruption of the volcano in Old Summit. Another big one. What Leo and Alexia.

Alexia Putellas and Leo Messi, Ballons d'Or for eternity

The FC Barcelona midfielder has won the trophy for the best young player of the year and has not wanted to forget neither his old teammate, Lionel Messi, nor the people of La Palma, affected by the eruption of a volcano.


1. Alexia Putellas (Barcelona / Spain)

2. Jennifer Hermoso (Barcelona / Spain) 84

3. Sam Kerr (Chelsea / Australia) 46

4. Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal / Netherlands) 46

5. Lieke Martens (Barcelona / Netherlands) 40

6. Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns / Canada)

7. Pernille Harder (Chelsea / Denmark)

8. Ashley Lawrence (PSG / Canada)

9. Jessie Fleming (Chelsea / Canada)

10. Fran Kirby (Chelsea / England)

11. Magdalena Eriksson (Chelsea / Sweden)

12. Christiane Endler (PSG-O. Lyon / Chile)

13. Stina Blackstenius (Häcken / Sweden)

14. Samantha Mewis (N. Caroline Courage / USA)

15. Irene Paredes (PSG-Barcelona / Spain)

16. Ellen White (Man. City / England)

17. Kadidiatou Diani (PSG / France)

18. Marie-Antoinette Katoto (PSG / France)

19. Sandra Paños (Barcelona / Spain)

20. Wendie Renard (O. Lyon / France)


1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona-PSG / Argentina) 613

2. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern / Poland) 580

3. Jorginho (Chelsea / Italy) 460

4. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid / France) 239

5. N’Golo Kanté (Chelsea / France) 186

6. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus-Man. Utd./Portugal) 178

7. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool / Egypt) 121

8. Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City / Belgium) 73

9. Kylian Mbappé (PSG / France) 58

10. Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan-PSG / Italy) 36

11. Erling Haaland (B. Dortmund / Norway) 33

12. Romelu Lukaku (Inter-Chelsea / Belgium) 26

13. Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus / Italy) 26

14. Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus / Italy) 18

15. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City / England) 10

16. Neymar (PSG / Brazil) 9

17. Luis Suárez (At. Madrid / Uruguay) 8

18. Simon Kjaer (Milan / Denmark) 8

19. Mason Mount (Chelsea / England) 7

20. Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City / Algeria) 7

21. Lautaro Martínez (Inter / Argentina) 6

Bruno Fernandes (Manchester Utd./Portugal) 6

23. Harry Kane (Tottenham / England) 4

24. Pedri González (Barcelona / Spain) 3

25. Phil Foden (Manchester City / England) 2

26. Gerard Moreno (Villarreal / Spain) 1

Nicolò Barella (Inter / Italy) 1

Rúben Dias (Manchester City / Portugal) 1

29. César Azpilicueta (Chelsea / Spain) 0

Luka Modrić (Real Madrid / Croatia) 0


1. Pedri González (Barcelona / Spain)

2. Jude Bellingham (B. Dortmund / Germany)

3. Jamal Musiala (Bayern / Germany)

4. Nuno Mendes (Sp. Lisboa-PSG / France)

5. Mason Greenwood (Manchester Utd./England)

6. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal / England)

7. Florian Wirtz (B. Leverkusen / Germany)

8. Ryan Gravenberch (Ajax / Netherlands)

9. Jérémy Doku (Stade Rennes / France)

Giovanni Reyna (B. Dortmund / Germany)


1. Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG / Italy)

2. Edouard Mendy (Chelsea / Senegal)

3. Jan Oblak (At. Madrid / Slovenia)

4. Ederson (Manchester City / Brazil)

5. Manuel Neuer (Bayern / Germany)

6. Emiliano Martínez (Aston Villa / Argentina)

7. Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City / Denmark)

8. Keylor Navas (PSG / Costa Rica)

Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid / Belgium)

10. Samir Handanovic (Inter / Slovenia)

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