Neymar felicita a Benzema por ganar el Balón de Oro y se indigna porque su compatriota Vinicius Jr. no quedó en el podio

Neymar congratulates Benzema for winning the Ballon d’Or and is outraged because his compatriot Vinicius Jr. did not finish on the podium

The Brazilian star sent a message to his French colleague, despite the fact that he plays with the team that was his staunch rival for 4 years.

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This Tuesday, after the news that Karim Benzema won the Ballon d’Or went around the world, Neymar published a congratulatory message for the Frenchman for obtaining such an achievement, with everything and that he plays for the team that was the staunchest rival of the striker when he played for Barcelona, ​​between 2013 and 2017.

“Deserved, Benzema, crack”, Neymar published on his official Twitter account, adding the emoji of the hands clapping, since the Real Madrid striker won the award that accredits him as the best footballer of the year, according to France Football magazine .

However, in the same publication Neymar expressed his discontent because his compatriot Vinicius Jr., who plays in the same team, was not among the first places, since he considered that he had enough merit, such as winning La Liga and the UEFA Champions League.

“Now, that Vini Jr is eighth is not possible. Minimum among the top three“, claimed the Paris Saint-Germain to the prestigious magazine.

How is the winner of the Ballon d’Or chosen?

It should be remembered that the decision of the winner of this recognition and the subsequent positions are decided by a vote that is carried out among 183 experts in the field, between players and journalists.

The aspects to take into account in the vote are the goals, games played, influence in the game and the titles achieved in the year, both in clubs and in national teams.

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