Barcelona dominates France’s football awards

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Barcelona are having a rough month. The Catalans are on the verge of another UCL group-stage exit after disappointing results against Inter Milan and Bayern Munich. Moreover, they also dropped down to 2nd in La Liga after the defeat against La Liga rivals Real Madrid. Fair to say, it has been a touchy period for the club. They have suffered a lot with injuries as key players picked up knocks in crucial periods. Ronald Araujo and Jules Kounde picked up injuries in the international break and it had a big effect on Barcelona’s results. Christensen also got injured against Inter Milan which left the defense too vulnerable.

But apart from all this mess on the pitch, Barcelona will be really delighted that the players are easing the pressure off. France football announced its winners for the big awards last week and Barcelona dominated them. Robert Lewandowski is having a stellar season so far, having fired in 14 goals already. The Polish Striker has settled in almost immediately after arriving and improved Barcelona’s attack manifolds. Alexia Putellas won the women’s Ballon d’Or as the best women’s player of the season. The Spaniard had a stellar season as she guided Barcelona Femini to another La Liga title.

The Kopa trophy was won by none other than Gavi. The 18-year-old had a breakthrough Campaign last season as he made history at just 17 years of age. This season also, he has started in the same manner as he left the last one. The youngster with Pedri is the future of Barcelona’s midfield for the next decade. Gavi beat the likes of Jamal Musiala and Jude Bellingham to the award. Barcelona President Joan Laporta was really happy to see how the youngsters are doing the club proud with their contributions. Last year, Pedri won the Kopa trophy.

Laporta is Proud of Barcelona after award dominance

The president said,

“We are the most awarded club and seeing Gavi being recognised and shouting ‘Visca el Barca’, and Alexia, who shows pride to all and Lewandowski taking the prize for the best goalscorer. It is an event at which Barcelona is present, we are the most nominated club and I am very proud of these players that we have that make Barcelona ‘more than a club’ and it allows us to go around with our heads held very high.”

About Gavi, Laporta had nothing but praise to lavish.

“When I saw them both together, I was moved because I love Barca and these two young players. The past year Pedri won it and this year they gave it to Gavi. He is a boy that makes you love him, a very restless man and you see it in all of his performances and games.“

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