The badly injured Barça footballer will compete with Arsenal’s England player Beth Mead and Wolfsburg’s German player Lena Oberdorf for the prize she already won in the 2020-21 season.
Alexia Putellas is still at the top of world football. Despite the long recovery process that lies ahead of her return to the field after she tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, the Barca midfielder has the good news that he is on the list of candidates for the UEFA Best Prize. player will appear in 2021. -22 season.
The Spaniard will compete with Arsenal’s English striker Beth Mead and Wolfsburg’s German midfielder Lena Oberdorf for the award she already won in the 2020-21 season, in which she was also recognized with the Golden Ball for being a key figure at Barça winning the first . Champions League in the history of Spanish women’s football.
The achievement with his club, taking the triplet of league titles -Liga, Copa de la Reina and Supercopa- and staying on the threshold of the second consecutive Champions League, has once again been the key to becoming one of the three best players in the world for UEFA, despite being dropped from the European Championship at the last minute.
Their rivals, Mead and Oberdorf, have the endorsement of the major continental selection competition, in which England and Germany were declared champions and second respectively, with both players in the tournament’s ideal eleven. The striker scored six goals and provided five assists, in one of the best personal performances in a closing game in living memory.
The azulgrana, who is also on the list of 20 candidates for the Ballon d’Or, can boast numbers in the best campaign of her career, with 34 goals in the 42 games played with Barça last year, of which eleven in a champion who left the huge crowds at the Camp Nou against Real Madrid and Wolfsburg for the memory.
Source: La Verdad