Early this morning, the UEFA Champions League draw ceremony and UEFA annual awards ceremony proceeded as scheduled. This year when the Golden Globes were cancelled, the various UEFA annual awards were even more valued. Finally, in the highly anticipated UEFA Player of the Year selection, Bayern's Lewand was successfully elected. He also won the honor of the best striker earlier and can be said to be the biggest winner of this awards ceremony.
Lewandling led the team to win the Triple Crown last season, the Bundesliga, the German Cup and the Champions League. Some time ago, he won the European Super Cup and the German Cup. In this special year, Lewand led the team. Won five championship trophies.
At the same time, Lewand scored 15 goals and 5 assists in the Champions League last season, 34 goals and 4 assists in the Bundesliga, and 6 goals in the German Cup. It can be said that Lewand’s award is definitely well-deserved.
The selection of the best players in Europe is based on the players who played in UEFA’s leagues. Based on the players’ performance in various competitions (including national teams and clubs) in the previous season, 80 players participated in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League last season. The team coach and 55 football reporters from various European countries voted.
Lewand, Neuer and De Bruyne entered the second round of voting for the best players. According to the rules, the second round of voting was conducted at the award ceremony. The press team participating in the first round of voting used electronic voting machines to immediately decide three. If the number of seats is the same, the one with the higher score in the first round of voting shall be ranked first.
So Lewand’s prize means no one knows, because it was the result of a live vote, but according to Lewand’s super performance on three fronts last season, he defeated teammate Neuer and Manchester City’s De Bruyne , Winning UEFA Player of the Year can be said to be well deserved.