Reputable magazine France Football has published the details of voting for the “Golden ball”-2019, which was presented yesterday in the Parisian theatre “shatle”.
Forward of “Barcelona” Lionel Messi for the sixth time in his career the award, scored 686 points. As it turned out, the Argentinian is only 7 points ahead of Dutchman Virgil van Dyck from Liverpool, who took second place (679 points). The gap between first and second positions amounted to just 1.02% of the votes! The third was not arrived to the ceremony in Paris Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo (476 points).
From Paris to Barcelona Lionel Messi and his family were not returning with empty hands
By the way, this is the smallest gap of the first space from the second since 1996, when the German Mathias Sammer in the voting ahead of Brazilian Ronaldo by only 1 point.
For comparison, the gap to last year’s winner of the “Golden ball” midfielder “real” Luka Modric become second Cristiano Ronaldo amounted to as much as 275 points.
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