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Ancelotti calls Vinicius Junior the “Golden Ball” after the Champions League title

Ancelotti calls Vinicius Junior the “Golden Ball” after the Champions League title

The technician real madridCarlo Ancelotti, at the 2024 Ballon d’Or award ceremony, which is the award that selects the best player in the world for this season, joined Brazilian Vinicius Junior, and the Italian not only gave his opinion, but also awarded the award.

“Vinicius is a Ballon d’Or winner. There’s no doubt about that,” he told Radio Cadena Ser.

Vinny Junior scored Real Madrid’s second goal In the victory over Borussia Dortmund 2-0On Saturday (01), in the final Champions League.

This was the second time he scored in the continental competition – in 2022, in winning the title LiverpoolHe scored the winning goal 1-0.

This is not the first time that Ancelotti has chosen Vinicius Junior as the best player in the world.

In February this year, after a 4-0 defeat to GironaWith a wonderful goal and a decisive pass from the striker, The Italian praised the athlete.

He said: “Vinicius is very important. When he plays this way, at this level, and with this attitude, he is the best in the world, in my opinion.” He had already made similar statements in 2023.

Days later, when there was a lot of talk about the possibility of winning the Ballon d’Or, The leader commented on the matter again.

“If he maintains this consistency, yes (he can be called the best in the world). He has a lot of quality and puts a lot of power into his dribbling and running… If he does that consistently during the 90 minutes, it will be clear, because there are opponents who cannot last the half.” the second”.

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