On September 23, Messi he won The Best Award 2019 Against all odds. Few were the voices that gave the Argentine as a winner, but finally he ended up winning it, thus happening to Luka modric.
Leo was awarded the 2019 Best Award for the best player of last season, thus imposing Cristiano Ronaldo and to the big favorite that was Virgil van Dijk, after being the best defense of last season, also winning the Champions League and the European Super Cup with the Liverpool.
Watching the season of Messi and Van Dijk, the decision gave a lot to talk about. One of the voices that were against the election of Messi as has been Tata Martino, current coach of Mexico and former coach of the Barça in the 2013/2014 season and of the Argentine national team, where Messi coincided in both places.
"Messi did not have the year to be among the best," said Tata Martino in an interview on the sports channel TUDN MEX. The Argentine coach voted for The Best a Virgil van Dijk, Jong Frenkie Y Eden Hazard.
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