Previous Manchester Joined star, Paul Ince, has said protector Virgil van Dijk has the right to win the Ballon d'Or over any semblance of Cristiano Ro
Previous Manchester Joined star, Paul Ince, has said protector Virgil van Dijk has the right to win the Ballon d’Or over any semblance of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
The three players are up for the honor, with Van Dijk having effectively beaten Messi and Ronaldo to the UEFA Player of the Year prize.
Ince is supporting him to likewise bring home the current year’s Ballon D’Or and addressed why Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling isn’t in the casing.
He revealed to Paddy Power: “The thing is about the Ballon d’Or is that we generally go with similar individuals. It’s either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo winning it, would it say it isn’t generally?
“In any case, there’s no motivation behind why it shouldn’t be a protector. Virgil van Dijk has been extraordinary this year, yet I likewise thought Raheem Sterling ought to be available.
“It’s an intense one since Man City still won three trophies, while Liverpool just got one in the Heroes Class, but Sterling’s not in any case referenced as a potential champ.
“That puzzles me. It super does.
“It would roll out a decent improvement for Virgil van Dijk to win the honor as opposed to simply being Messi and Ronaldo constantly. I don’t trust Ronaldo’s been excessively extraordinary in any case.
“In any case, the extraordinary players are the ones who score objectives and that is the reason individuals consistently state Messi or Ronaldo.
“I know Luka Modric won it a year ago, however I think what Van Dijk’s finished with Liverpool has been amazing.
“The manner in which he took them forward as a group and contend with City as are they, so I’d offer it to him.”