4 French candidates for the best player of FIFA 2016

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FIFA’ has revealed a list of 23 candidates for their new awards dubbed “Best”, including best player. Among them, there are four Frenchmen: Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba, N’golo Kanté and Dimitri Payet.

France Football has ended the partnership on the Ballon d’Or, FIFA decided to change his trophies.

Griezmann and Pogba in front of Ronaldo and Messi ?

Since France football ended the partnership with FIFA and decided to award the Ballon d’Or independently, this French trophy is now promised to the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo or to the Argentine legend Lionel Messi. The 4 Frenchies, and more particularly “Grizi” and “Pogboum”, all EURO 2016 finalists and great artisans of the national French team course, will take avantage of opportunities proposed by the newly created prize.

Antoine Griezmann, voted player of the Spanish championship in 2016, has just completed the best season of his career, with the key to the final champion’s league and a final of the Euro. As for Paul Pogba,  he became in August the most expensive player in football history, with a transfer of 120 million euros. They both have a great role to play.

The voting procedure for the awards will begin on 4 November and end on 22 November. Who will win the trophy? Let’s see on January the 9th, 2017.

Nicolas LECA, IEJ 3E


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