With the football detained since more than two months ago –and waiting to see when to resume the greater part of the leagues of Europe–, FIFA has decided to stop desert the award for best player and player. This is the prize ‘The Best’, won last season by lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe, left without a name attached in 2020. The coronavirus has rolled this gala was to be held in September in Milan. As a precaution, but also because Gianni Infantino, the president of this agency, and his team estimate that the world is not for parties, nor for any type of celebration. We will, out of respect for a planet that lives in a state of shock by the pandemic caused by the new pathogen, with thousands of dead, millions of infected people and a brutal crsis economic. In addition, with the football in the dry dock, what criteria are used to choose the most distinguished professionals?
‘The Best’ are the prizes set up by FIFA to select the best of the season, not just players, also coaches. And how do you do? With the votes from journalists, national team coaches, captains of national teams, and fans registered on the web page of this institution. And last year, the most votes went to Messi, ahead of Van Dijk and Christian, which has two awards under his belt, by one of the argentine. In women, Rapinoe beat the likes of Alex Morgan and Lucy Bronze. Among technicians, the best was Jurgen Klopp, followed Guardiola and Pochettino. Among the women coaches, Jill Elis, coach of the united States, followed by Sarina Wiegman, the Netherlands, and Phil Neville, England.
There are also other kinds of recognition, as the best goal, or Fair-Play, that was the Leeds Marcelo Bielsa: it was left to mark a target with a rival player on the floor injured.