Despite a practical Ligue 1 title acquired and a title of top scorer in the championship which he intends to postpone, Kylian Mbappé is no longer in the race for the future Ballon d’Or. According to Bernardo Silva.
At the start of the season, Kylian Mbappé had big ambitions for his team and for himself. But over the months and weeks, the Paris Saint-Germain striker has had to put a good number of them in the closet until next year. Even if his club has a good chance of obtaining an eleventh crown in Ligue 1, the course of PSG in the Champions League has not lived up to expectations. Eliminated this year again at the stage of the round of 16 (by Bayern Munich), Paris said goodbye to its Grail, and Kylian Mbappé to his dreams of Ballon d’Or. This is in any case the opinion of Bernardo Silva.
Asked about the subject in the columns of Soccer France, the Manchester City player gave an update on this race for the Ballon d’Or in which Lionel Messi remains one step ahead of other contenders such as Karim Benzema, Vinicius Junior or even Erling Haaland. » Until now you have to say Messi because he won the world cup“said Silva before embracing the challengers. » If Manchester City play in the Champions League, you can also play Haaland. You are Real Madrid, you can say Vinicius Junior who has just had an incredible season. »
« He’s not going to win it this year »
As for Kylian Mbappé, Bernardo Silva puts him aside for this 2023 vintage of the Ballon d’Or. » Kylian lost the world cup final and he is eliminated from the champions league. He’s going to be on top, but he’s not going to win it this year. “No consecration for the Bondynois who watches the presentation of the trophy next fall, in the shoes of a simple spectator.