Who is the GOAT of Football in 2021? Find out the Best Football Player: Football Season 2020/21
The campaign of 2020/21 saw stars light up the beautiful game, as Alley Sport brings the GOAT of Football in 2021 and the insights to key performances this year.
Several players turned up in a hectic season, plagued by the pandemic, and consisting of international tournaments like the Copa America 2021, UEFA Euros 2020 as well as Olympics Football for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The season was full of football madness, with players across the top 5 European leagues showing competitiveness, with several shocking teams like Lille FC and Atletico Madrid shocking their leagues with triumphant campaigns. Lets have a look at some players who had a brilliant campaign this season
GOAT of Football in 2021: Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi is considered by many the greatest footballer of all time, and 2021 was the year Lionel Messi finally broke his international curse, by lifting the long awaited Copa America title for Argentina. He enjoyed club level success, lifting the Copa del Rey for FC Barcelona, starring throughout the season with most goals and assists for both club and country. Messi is one of the favorites to lift his 7th Ballon d’Or this season, with the Argentine nearing his fantastic footballing career with every passing season.
GOAT of Football in 2021: Jorginho
A surprising name to be ever added to the list of GOAT’s, Jorginho’s contribution to the success of his club and country is not expected to go unnoticed. Jorginho tasted European success with club and country, lifting the UEFA Champions League with Chelsea, and playing a pivotal role in Italy’s journey to European triumph. Jorginho had been a solid unit in the midfield across the 2020/21 season, joining the elite list of players who have tasted European glory for club and country in a single season.
GOAT of Football in 2021: Robert Lewandowski
The Bayern Munich goal machine has always been a favorite to be in the GOAT’s list in the recent era, as the Polish striker yet again haunts European defenses with his unbelievable striking. Breaking the 40 goal record held by Gerd Mueller, Lewandowski is definitely going to go into the history books, with a strong performance at the UEFA Euros 2020 as well, scoring 3 goals in the 3 games for Poland. Lewandowski is gunning for glory, and once again sees himself as one of the GOATs for the season.
GOAT of Football in 2021: Other notable additions
Cristiano Ronaldo is another player who is contending for a good 2020/21 season, ending as the top scorer for Juventus with 29 goals, lifting the Copa Italia trophy, as well as ending up as the top scorer at the UEFA Euros 2020. Erling Haaland has been touted as the star for the ages, as the young Norwegian stalwart competes with Kylian Mbappe, who also had a fantastic season with PSG. Karim Benzema is also another player who had a brilliant season, which also saw his exceptional return to international football with France.
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