Mbappé, the astonishing exit of Latour in his 9th place

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For the journalist from La Chaîne L’Équipe, Kylian Mbappé’s 9th place in the France Football Ballon d’Or ranking is not a disappointment.

For Bertrand Latour, “Mbappé had no reason to be in the Top 5 of this Ballon d’Or 2021”. The journalist from La Chaîne L’Équipe went against general opinion by estimating that the 9th place of Kylian Mbappé in the classification of the Ballon d’Or France Football should be welcomed positively. As a reminder, if Kylian Mbappé effectively succeeds in reaching the top 10 for the 4th consecutive year, this 9th place remains his worst ranking since its emergence.

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“He is 9th, it’s extraordinary! “

“I think his ninth place is a good performance,” continued Bertrand Latour. In recent years, there are three of them to have been in the Top 10: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Mbappé. It shows all the consistency of this player. Especially in a fairly empty year for him, since he did not really shine with France at the Euro. He missed out on his competition last summer, including his missed shot on goal. On top of that, he plays in a minor championship with PSG. 30 goals in L1 is not like 30 goals in Spain or the Premier League. Despite all that, he is ninth, it’s extraordinary! “. Not sure that the principal concerned, whose face was closed during the ceremony, is of the same opinion …

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