The Ballon d'Or thread

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Re: The Ballon d'Or thread

Postby jayramfootball » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:25 pm

People seem to have got accustomed to Messi's brilliance.
To even hint that VVD (or anyone else) should win the award over Messi is pure lunacy.
Messi scored 51 goals in 50 appearances last year and is already on 11 in 14 appearances this year.
An EASY choice to win.

No wonder Messi has won it 6 times... 733 appearances and 625 goals in his career to date. Truly amazing.
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Re: The Ballon d'Or thread

Postby aniym » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:08 am

Most boring award there is. They need to introduce a crossbar challenge or something; winner takes all. Otherwise this show can go the way of the Victorias Secret runway show
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Re: The Ballon d'Or thread

Postby UFGN » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:00 am

aniym wrote:Most boring award there is. They need to introduce a crossbar challenge or something; winner takes all. Otherwise this show can go the way of the Victorias Secret runway show


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Re: The Ballon d'Or thread

Postby Angelito » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:02 am

jayramfootball wrote:People seem to have got accustomed to Messi's brilliance.
To even hint that VVD (or anyone else) should win the award over Messi is pure lunacy.
Messi scored 51 goals in 50 appearances last year and is already on 11 in 14 appearances this year.
An EASY choice to win.

No wonder Messi has won it 6 times... 733 appearances and 625 goals in his career to date. Truly amazing.
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Re: The Ballon d'Or thread

Postby UFGN » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:06 am

^^ Cant argue with that. Having watched him live, ive tried to put a finger on what makes him so good. I think above all its his off the ball movement. Hes continually running into empty space, anticipating a pass..... for 90 minutes he does it. His fitness must be phenomenal
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Re: The Ballon d'Or thread

Postby Phil71 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:30 pm

He is the greatest player in the world, and has been that for many years.
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Re: The Ballon d'Or thread

Postby Sims » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:45 pm

UFGN wrote:^^ Cant argue with that. Having watched him live, ive tried to put a finger on what makes him so good. I think above all its his off the ball movement. Hes continually running into empty space, anticipating a pass..... for 90 minutes he does it. His fitness must be phenomenal


He barely sprints. Ever since he done his hamstring in about 4 years ago he limits how much he sprints on the pitch

His footballing brain is miles ahead of anyone who’s played the game in pretty much every aspect. He’s the best forward and playmaker in the world at once, it’s absolutely insane

VVD a deserved second but don’t think he really should’ve even have come close as the votes suggested
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Re: The Ballon d'Or thread

Postby StLGooner » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:46 pm

Dat boy good!!

And he's been a very loyal servant for Barca. Rare now days.
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Re: The Ballon d'Or thread

Postby Santi » Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:27 pm

jayramfootball wrote:People seem to have got accustomed to Messi's brilliance.
To even hint that VVD (or anyone else) should win the award over Messi is pure lunacy.
Messi scored 51 goals in 50 appearances last year and is already on 11 in 14 appearances this year.
An EASY choice to win.

No wonder Messi has won it 6 times... 733 appearances and 625 goals in his career to date. Truly amazing.



Wrong. VVD transformed the Liverpool defence and lead them to a CL win and was a large part of the 97 points (3rd highest ever total) in PL.

Was easily his year to win it, the fact he didn’t shows a defender will stand no chance for a long long time. Messi was obv second given his number of goals but Christ his barca even flopped from 3-0 up against VVD’s Liverpool in the biggest club competition.
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