Lewandowski: ‘FIFA The Best is more important than the Ballon d’Or’
05 Feb 2022 | 03:42 | Football
The Polish striker gives his assessment of the two most prestigious individual awards today.
” I thought about the two FIFA awards The Best and the Ballon d’Or and came to the conclusion that the FIFA award is more important. The Ballon d’Or is voted by journalists only and does not have the highest accuracy. “, Robert Lewandowski said on Pilka Nozna.
In 2020, France Football made an unexpected decision to cancel the vote for the Golden Ball award. This is again the year Lewandowski plays the most sublime with a 5th win with Bayern including Champions League, Bundesliga, National Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and UEFA Super Cup.
Lewandowski wins FIFA The Best in 2020 and 2021.
By 2021, Lewy is still playing well. However, he only finished second, behind Lionel Messi in the race to win the Golden Ball. According to the media, Messi is slightly better than his Polish colleague thanks to his achievements at the national team level (winning Copa America).
Lewandowski is not destined for the Ballon d’Or, but he has won the Best Men’s Player award twice in a row (FIFA The Best). Unlike the Ballon d’Or, whose results are based solely on votes from journalists, the FIFA award is decided on the basis of votes from fans, coaches, national team captains and sports journalists.
Also in the interview, Lewandowski said he still has not shown any signs of physical decline despite being 33 years old: ” I have even better scoring performance compared to last year. The statistics show that I can reach the goal. I feel like my body is better than it was two years ago .”
” As long as I play football, I will always play to my best. I want to keep my passion and love for football alive. The rest are just extras and they will find themselves ,” the Bayern striker said. more.
On the morning of February 6, Bayern will return to the Bundesliga and have a difficult match against Leizpig. On February 17, the defending German champions will continue their journey to conquer the Champions League with a match against Salzburg in the first leg of the round of 16.