Scaloni continues to win awards: this time at continental level (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Lionel Scaloni He keeps adding statuettes to his personal showcase. The man who won the Copa América 2021, the Finalissima in 2022 and the World Cup in Qatar at the end of last year, came soft for the delivery of the Premiums The best in which he was awarded as the best coach in the world and has now also confirmed his work at continental level. The Uruguayan medium The country decorated him as the best coach on the continent, according to his famous poll.

The native of Pujato magnetized 107 of the 218 total votes of journalists from all over the continent, leaving behind him the Portuguese Abel Ferreira (35 years old) and the Brazilian Dorival Junior (28 years old), who complete the podium. Other Argentinians who were in the ranking were Martín Anselmi (20), South American Cup and Recopa champion with Independiente del Valle, Marcelo Gallardo (7), Gustavo Alfaro (2), Gustavo Quinteros (1 ) and Hugo Ibarra (1). .

On the other hand, the best football players were also elected and in the America’s Best XI Argentinians were included Laurent Faravelli (Independent Valle Motor) and Julien Alvarez, which in the first half of 2022 was still in the River team. The King of America was Brazilian Flamengo striker Pedro Guilherme, with 68 votes in total. Giorgian de Arrascaeta finished second with 64 and Julián Álvarez received 34. The other Argentinians present? Enzo Fernández (12), Germán Cano (3), Lautaro Díaz (2), Víctor Figueroa (1), Franco Armani (1), Cristian Pellerano (1) and Agustín Auzmendi (1).

Julián Álvarez, who had won the 2021 edition, is now third in the vote for the best football player in America (REUTERS / Agustin Marcarian)
Julián Álvarez, who had won the 2021 edition, is now third in the vote for the best football player in America (REUTERS / Agustin Marcarian)

The Ideal Eleven had: Weverton (Palmeiras); Gustavo Gómez (Palmeiras), David Luiz (Flamengo), Thiago Heleno (Athletico Paranaense); Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo), Gustavo Scarpa (Palmeiras), Lorenzo Faravelli (Independiente del Valle), Giorgian de Arrascaeta (Flamengo); Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo), Pedro (Flamengo), Julián Alvarez (River Plate).

Other albiceleste who stood out in the vote for the Ideal XI but were not ultimately included in the squad were Richard Schunke (41 votes), Agustín Rossi (27), Enzo Pérez (8), Thiago Almada ( 5), Milton Casco (4), Alan Varela (4), Ignacio Fernández (4), Marcos Rojo (3), Nicolás Figal (3), Valentín Gómez (3), Luca Langoni (3) and Mateo Retegui (3) .


1. Lionel Scaloni 107

2. Abel Ferreira 35

3. junior dorival 28

4. Martin Anselmi 20

5. Luiz Felipe Scolari 8

6. Marcelo Gallardo 7

7. Cesar Farias 5

8. Gustav Alfaro 2

8. Vitor Pereira 2

ten. Tite 1

11. Gustavo Quinteros 1

11. Alejandro Restrepo 1

11. Hugo Ibarra 1


1. Pedro Guilherme 68

2. Giorgian of Arrascaeta 64

3. Julian Alvarez 34

4. Gabriel Barbosa 13

5. Enzo Fernandez 12

6. Luis Suarez 3

6. german canoe 3

6. Everton Ribeiro 3

9. Gustave Gomez 2

9. Raphael Veiga 2

9. Lautaro Diaz 2

12. Black 1

12. Victor Figueroa 1

12. Franck Armani 1

12. Alex Rollan 1

12. Camilo Vargas 1

12. Charles Candle 1

12. Christian Pellerano 1

12. Gustave Scarpa 1

12. Junior Sornoza 1

12. Pablo Lavandeira 1

12. Jean Jader Duran 1

12. Agustin Auzmendi 1

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