The Golden ball 2020 will not be awarded

The Golden ball 2020 will not be awarded

The coronavirus pandemic is to blame.

France Football has officially announced that the Golden ball will not be awarded in 2020. This is due to exceptional circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which do not provide fair conditions for awarding the prize.

“We do not want the description of this award to include an asterisk with the footnote” prize won in exceptional circumstances due to a crisis caused by a coronavirus.”

The fairness that is so important for receiving this honorary prize cannot be ensured, particularly in terms of player statistics. You can’t evaluate players the same way, given that the season for some of them came to an abrupt end, ” France Football said in a statement.

Recall that for the first time since the award was founded in 1956, the prize will not be awarded.

Chelsea are ready to buy Gosens
Atalanta defender Robin Gosens needs a representative of the Premier League.

According to Kicker, the 26-year-old German is one of the first on Chelsea’s list of desirable acquisitions this summer. The defender is also being watched by inter, Juventus and Schalke. The transfer cost of Gosens is estimated at 30 million euros.

In the current Serie a season, Gosens played 30 matches and scored 9 goals for Atalanta.

Championship of England. Everton beat Sheffield United on the road
The 37th round of the NPL continues.

Sheffield United hosted Everton. The match ended with a minimal victory for the toffees with a score 1:0. The only goal early in the second half, scored Richarlyson.

In a parallel match, “Brighton” and” Newcastle ” painted the world-0: 0.

On Sunday, 19 th, “Tottenham” in his field took “Lester”. The match ended with a 3-0 victory for Jose Mourinho’s team. Bournemouth played Southampton at home. Guests got the victory with the score 2:0.

On Saturday, July 18, in the opening match of the penultimate game day of the English championship, Norwich lost 0: 2 to Burnley, playing the second half of the match in five

On Sunday, two games will be played, of which it is worth highlighting the match of Tottenham against Leicester.

The remaining matches will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively – July 20, 21 and 22.