Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is a top goalkeeper and he is regarded as the best African goalkeeper in the world, the 29-year-old Senegalese goalkeeper has turned things around since he joined Chelsea. France football failed to nominate the Chelsea goalkeeper for the 2021 Ballon D'Or and I think that they made a wrong decision.
Paris Saint-Germain was successful in acquiring some of the top players in the world during the summer transfer window of 2021. Sergio Ramos, Gianluigi Donnarumma, and Lionel Messi are among the players who joined this club as a result of the transfer window. A trio consisting of Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, and Neymar is currently considered to be one of the best in the world, taking into consideration the qualities of each of the players involved.
Photo Credit: Twitter Allison Becker is the first goalkeeper to win the Yashin trophy. This is because this award was introduced in 2019, when Liverpool won the UCL trophy. This award is normally given to the goalkeeper with the best performance through out a season. Currently, 4 goalkeepers have been nominated for this award.
What qualities do the world's finest goalkeepers possess? The goalie's job isn't what it used to be, with No.1s being expected to initiate plays as well as offer the final line of defence in today's game. It's commonly claimed that having a trustworthy goalie will win you several points each season, and the players listed below are excellent instances of this.
When and if existing football players retire, young footballers will vie to replace or even surpass them. The majority of new football stars are following in the footsteps of some of today's over-33-year-old players, who appear to be nearing the conclusion of their careers. Gianluigi Donnarumma, a 22-year-old Italian goalkeeper, has attempted to live up to the comparisons to Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer.
As we all know, Pochettino's PSG boasts of the most dreaded squad in Europe this season as they got new faces into the team like Leo Messi, Sergio Ramos, Georginio Wijnaldum, and Gianluigi Donnarumma without spending a dime for them. They even went ahead to get more full-back options by signing Achraf Hakimi from Inter Milan for €60 million while signing left-back Nuno Mendes on loan with the option to buy.
In the summer transfer window, we witnessed a number of top quality players who joined new clubs as free agents. PSG were the highest beneficiaries of the free agent market with the signings of Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Gini Wijnaldum and Gianluigi Donnarumma all for free.
French news magazine France Football has released a 30-man shortlist for the 2021 Ballon d'Or award. Some of the players that made that list could make the FIFA team of the year 2021 as they are the 30 best players in the world at the moment. As a result, from among them, we have selected the best performers in each position and arranged them in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
The European giants Italy returned back to winning ways as they recorded a 2 - 1 win over Belgium in the UEFA Nations League. The Italian National Team were dominant all the through the match as they emerged victorious in today’s encounter. Credit: Google The Italy Superstars which include Gianluigi Donnarumma, Giovanni Lorenzo, Emerson Palmeiri, Arcebi, Bastoni, Nicolo Barella, Manuel Locatelli, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Berardi and Federico Chiesa were all superb in today’s encounter.
Mohammed Salah was among the 30 football stars included in the Ballon d'Or nominees list released by France Football. The Egyptian winger finished in the top 5 in 2019 after helping Liverpool to a UEFA Champions League title win. The nominees list also included Karim Benzema, Kevin De Bruyne, Giorgio Chiellini, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ruben Dias, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Bruno Fernandes, Erling Haaland, Harry Kane, Jorginho, N'Golo Kante, Robert Lewandowski, Romelu Lukaku, Lautaro Martinez, Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, Luka Modric, Neymar, Mohamed Salah, Luis Suarez among others
The anticipated 30-man shortlist for the Ballon D’or was announced today and while some names were expected, there were a few surprises in the 30-man shortlist. The most anticipated names were on the list. The likes of Jorginho, Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Ballon d'Or award has been dominated by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for more than ten years now. However, it is believed that another player could win the prestigious award later this year. Many football fans were surprised that only one goalkeeper was nominated for the 2021 Ballon d'Or award.
The Ballon d'Or shortlist of 30 men has been revealed. However while certain names were predicted, the 30-man shortlist contained a few surprises. The names on the list were some of the most highly anticipated. Jorginho, Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, and Cristiano Ronaldo are just a handful of the players who have achieved success in this manner.
PSG made several statement signings during the summer transfer window to further strengthen their squad. PSG has gotten to the final and semifinal stages of the UEFA Champions League in the last two seasons. PSG made these signings to equip the club enough to win the trophy in the coming seasons.
PSG enjoyed one of the most successful transfer windows in the history of the game this summer. Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Georginio Wijnaldum, and Gianluigi Donnarumma were all signed on free transfers by the Ligue 1 giants. As if that wasn't enough, they also signed Achraf Hakimi from Serie A champions Inter Milan, giving them one of Europe's most star-studded squads.
Currently, the most valuable player in the French Ligue 1 is Kylian Mbappe with a market value of €160m. We will get to see the 22 year-old in action tomorrow, as he looks forward to leading France to victory over Spain in the UEFA Nations League Final at the San Siro Stadium.
1. Manchester City and Portuguese defender Ruben Dias were nominated for the Ballon D'Or award, for the first time in his career. He is one of the best defenders in the world and he deserves to be nominated. 2. Giorgio Chiellini was nominated for the prestigious award for the first time in his career, the Italian captain is one of the top performers in the euro 2020.
Italy Vs Spain - Detailed Highlights Minute 3: Preliminary findings Federico Bernadeschi is the fake nine for Italy, as expected from the lineup, while Ferran Torres, not Pablo Sarabia, appears to be the false nine for Spain. In these early minutes, both teams appear to be trying to figure each other out.
The French Football Association has released a shortlist consisting of 30 players who are likely to win the 2021 edition of the Ballon d'Or. The award ceremony of the prestigious award was called off last year due to the impact of the Covid-19 but it is back this year.
Chelsea goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy arrived the club in September 2020 after Kepa Arizabalaga made a bad performance during the 2019/2020 premier league season. The good news now is that Mendy is showcasing expertise at Chelsea where he has won two major trophies in his first season including the UEFA Champions league and UEFA Super Cup.