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Golden Ball 2021 - Comments.  Robert Lewandowski took the lead

Golden Ball 2021 – Comments. Robert Lewandowski took the lead

Lewandowski finished second in the “France Football” poll for the best footballer of 2021. He returned home with the statue for the best striker. As soon as the poll was over, he congratulated the winners of the gold ball. Lionel Messi won in the men’s category and Alexia Buttellos in the women’s category.

“Congratulations to Leo Messi and Alexia Butellos, + Ballon d’Or + Award. Congratulations to all the nominees!” – Polish striker wrote on Twitter.

Most importantly thank you

He then returned to the journalists who decided to give the gift.

“Thanks to every journalist who voted for me, believing that my achievements in 2021 are important,” Lewandowski began his post.

The player, of course, stressed that winning the award is the great merit of his teammates and the support he receives. Fans, teammates, but above all relatives. He dedicated more words for them.

“No player achieves personal awards without a strong team and dedicated fans. In my case it is no different. I would like to thank my club. Bayern who gave me the opportunity to achieve success and achieve my dreams. From the Polish national team and my friends to Munich” – he wrote.

“Most importantly, thank you to my family.” Thank you mom, thank you brother – you are the love of my life and my best friend. I would like to thank Sister Milena, my friends and all the management who are the foundation of my achievements, “he added.

No big difference

Messi won the gold ball for the seventh time in his life. He defeated Lewandowski by 33 points. Argentina 613 and Bayern Munich striker 580.

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Only two poles had previously been in the top three in this prestigious poll – Casimir Dina in 1974 and Zbigniew Boniek in 1982.

Last year, the “France Football” poll was canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Author: D.G.
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Source: eurosport.pl