- World champion Daniele De Rossi talks about The Best 2020
- Robert Lewandowski and Hansi Flick are his favourites
- “Messi is always the best player”
Italy’s Daniele De Rossi can look again on a exceptional profession. He received the FIFA World Cup™ with Gli Azzurri in 2006, competed at two different World Cup finals in 2010 and 2014 and received a complete of 117 worldwide caps. At membership degree he was one among Roma’s best gamers earlier than ending his profession at Boca Juniors in Argentina.
As a part of the UEFA preliminary draw for the FIFA World Cup 2022™, the FIFA legend additionally spoke about the upcoming The Best FIFA Football Awards™.
FIFA.com: Who will win the title of The Best Men’s Player 2020?
Daniele De Rossi: Messi is always the best player, however in case you take a look at the previous yr, then Robert Lewandowski deserves it. He received the Champions League, scored an enormous variety of targets and he was the best whenever you take a look at the approach he performs.
And what about the coaches?
That’s not a simple one, as the nominees have achieved some nice issues. Usually the one who has received the most titles additionally receives the award, so Bayern Munich’s Hansi Flick is undoubtedly the favorite. He has earned it. Any coach who arrives at a membership six months earlier than the finish of the season and has to take care of a pandemic that modifications the whole lot however then wins the whole lot greater than deserves the award.
For you personally, who was the best player you ever performed with?
I performed with some distinctive gamers – nice champions – however Francesco Totti was the best of all of them. He had one thing that others didn’t have. He may discover his group-mates anyplace on the discipline, even when they had been distant. I’ve by no means seen anybody else do what he did on a soccer pitch.
And what was the best match of your profession?
It won’t be the best, however 9 July 2006 was clearly the most stunning match of my profession because it’s once we received the World Cup. There is nothing higher than changing into a world champion.
Finally, what was the best purpose you scored in your profession?
I didn’t rating many targets in my profession, to be trustworthy, however my best purpose was towards Japan at the 2004 Olympic Games in Greece [De Rossi put Italy ahead after just three minutes; they eventually won the match 3-2]. It was a left-footed bicycle kick, which was uncommon in itself for me, and it was completely great.
The winners in all classes, together with the FIFA Fan Award and the FIFA Fair Play Award, will probably be introduced in a dwell broadcast present on 17 December 2020 from 7pm CET.
For all the information on The Best FIFA Football Awards™ go to FIFA.com, the official Facebook web page for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ and the FIFA YouTube channel.
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