ball winner

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ball winner

n (esp Ftbl) → zweikampfstarke(r) Spieler(in)
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The five-time Golden Ball winner, who stranded with Argentina in the semi-finals against rival Brazil, strongly criticized the arbitration during the tournament.
Other nominees for the award are FIFA World Cup Golden Ball winner Modric and FIFA Best Young Player Mbappe in what promises to be a hotly contested race.
Cal Uhryniak was strong between the sticks for the Broncos, taking command of his box by turning around deep throws, corners and free kicks with confidence while Michael Horak, who was deployed just in front of the Broncos' back line, proved to be the consummate ball winner all night long.
RANGERS defender Borna Barisic can't wait to play with World Cup Golden Ball winner Luka Modric for Croatia tonight.
Luka Modric has been named the 2018 World Cup Golden Ball winner, while France star Kylian Mbappe was named as the best young player at the tournament, Goal reported.
Modric beat off competition from Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard, who was awarded the Silver Ball and Bronze Ball winner Antoine Griezmann, the France forward who also finished second behind England's Harry Kane in the Golden Boot stakes.
Maradona, the Golden Ball winner as Argentina won the 1986 World Cup, said he 'would love' to meet coach Jorge Sampaoli's players and would take several of his former team-mates with him.
In the third and fourth play-off the red ball winner Brodie couldn't grab his second medal as Edinburgh lad Oliver Clark, who is a previous South of Scotland winner, edged past him with a 10-5 victory.
Summary: Former futsal Golden Ball winner nets a double to help team come away with maximum points in NAS futsal
Messi, a four-time world player of the year or Golden Ball winner, was selected ahead of 2014 Golden Ball winner Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid and Messi's Barcelona team-mate Luis Suarez.
The 24yearold De Jong, the reigning Golden Ball winner in the United Football League, said he has already informed Dooley of his decision not to play for the national team's next major tournament, the AFF Suzuki Cup.
"He is a great ball winner but he also loves getting on the ball and will make us tick."