FIFA Best Awards: Messi snubbed from top player shortlist

Sherman Parsons
September 5, 2018

Barcelona striker, Luiz Suarez has finally reacted to forward, Cristiano Ronaldo's move from Real Madrid to Juventus.

The Argentine also noted that the development will have a negative impact on the European champions.

The truth is I was very surprised but Juve are also a very good team.

Luka Modric, the Real Madrid mid-field maestro, was at his absolute best, last season, as he guided Real to another Champions League victory.

Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo warms up ahead of the Italian Serie A football match Parma vs Juventus on September 1, 2018 at Ennio Tardini stadium in Parma.

The Camp Nou giants restored domestic dominance last season, securing a La Liga and Copa del Rey double.

Ronaldo and Bale face off in a battle of the Champions League overhead kicks - the Portugal icon's effort against current employers Juventus in the quarter-finals and Bale's acrobatic finish to help down Salah's Liverpool in the final.

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"It's time to win the Champions League", Messi said.

"In other years the Champions League evaded us, in the Guardiola era with Inter and Chelsea, due to small details. We have a spectacular squad and we can do it". Considering his contributions for Los Blancos and Croatia last season, many thought that Modric's award was much deserved. "At Real Madrid, he was excellently managed".

"Each year the competition is more even with clubs investing more money to compete and bring in players". Things have changed and now the owners of clubs are multi-millionaires.

Messi and Ronaldo, the world's two best players, have been engaged in a fascinating duel for the sport's top individual and club honours for over a decade.

Messi singled out Arthur, the 22-year-old Brazilian playmaker, for special praise.

Messi, 31, made the top 10, but failed to make the final cut along with Kevin De Bruyne, Raphael Varane, Antoine Griezmann, Eden Hazard, Harry Kane and Kylian Mbappe.

"He has the style we always look for here".

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