Virgil van Dijk could be Monday at the FIFA gala held on the third defender to be the best soccer player in the world and is the preferred choice. The captain of Liverpool, will be in Milan battle it out with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
The 28-year-old Van Dyke-was earlier this month, the post has already been voted as the best player in all of Europe. Also, by that time Messi and Ronaldo have been rivals. That is, two variables divided for years and years for the prices to Luka Modric last year, with the title disappearing.
Van Dijk has a very successful season behind them, where the defender, with Liverpool in the Champions League and won it. In the Premier League and the club finished second behind Manchester City. However, he was the player of the year award in the uk. With the Orange, he explained, taking the second place in the Nations League.
It is not common for the title of best player for a defender goes on. The German Franz Beckenbauer has won the Golden Ball, a forerunner of The Best in the game in the years 1972 and 1976. In 2006, the Italian Fabio Cannavaro.
Cannavaro was in the same year was named FIFA World Player of the Year, an election in which the winners themselves, from 1991 to 2009 and loved it. As of 2010, the yellow Ball competition (introduced in 1956), and who the winners are merged. Since 2016, which will be separated, leaving in this year, for the fourth year in a row, two big voetbalgala be taken.
The produced successful 1988 and won By Guests of the Golden Ball. Ruud Gullit came in second, and Frank Rich by the third party. ()
Van Dijk may be a fourth Dutchman, who wins the prize
Van Dyke can also be assigned to a select list of the players who has the Golden Ball and the FIFA title have gained. Johan Cruyff in 1971, 1973 and 1974, it to be the best soccer player in the world was created. It was in 1987 and was succeeded by Ruud Gullit.
A year later, it was the title to Marco van Basten, who was the prize in 1989, and in 1992, won. However, In the latter year, he was recognized by both FIFA and the organization of the Golden Ball, voted the fifa world player of the year.
It’s been a while since a Dutch football player, one of the top three players in the world. Dennis Bergkamp was, in 1993, the last of which is in the top three of his career. The attacker is finished as the second in the Golden Ball, and third in the FIFA voting process.
Van Dyke comes to profit, following in the footsteps of Michael Owen, who, in 2001, was the only player Liverpool have ever had a Golden Ball prize. Fernando Torres was in 2008, as a player, “The Reds’ nomination, but finished third.
She let on to the world CHAMPIONSHIPS for women have been elected as the best goalkeeper. ()
Also, Wiegman, and From the West to be nominated
Apart From the Dike also to Sarina Wiegman, and She let a chance at a prestigious title. Wiegman has been nominated as the best coach for the team. They will get competition in the U.s. coach Jill Ellis, and Englishman, and Phil Neville.
Let the battle for the title of best doelvrouw of the world on Chile’s Christiane Endler, and the Swedish Hedvig Lindahl. It was at the world cup has already been declared the best goalkeeper of the tournament. The orange lost to France in the final of the United States of america.
The charity gala in Milan, will begin Monday evening at around 20: 30 hours. The presentation will be in the hands of Ruud Gullit, the Italian Ilaria D’amico.