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Do he has faith in himself? A Manchester City player referred to the possibility of winning the Ballon d'Or

By Alexis Almosnino


Do he has faith in himself? A Manchester City player referred to the possibility of winning the Ballon d'Or

The Manchester City midfielder said  that he likes that his name sounds like a candidate for the Ballon d'Or, but he can only dedicate himself to playing football well.

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The midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, who in his first 45 minutes of the Eurocup became the trigger for Belgium's comeback over Denmark (1-2), likes that his name sounds like a candidate for the 2021 Ballon d'Or, but affirms that it is beyond his control and he can only play football well. The popular 'KDB' has been one of the great players of the season, reaching the Champions League runner-up with Manchester City.

“I have no control over it. I try to be the best player that I can. Then, I am very lucky that I don't have to choose, there are very good players. I am proud that people consider me one of the possible winners of the Ballon d'Or. It means that I am among the best players in the world and that is what I have worked for all my life", De Bruyne said at a press conference. De Bruyne smiled when this Saturday at the Belgian rally in Tubize, outside Brussels, he was asked how he can think so fast, and he answered the best he could.

“I don't know, I have no idea. In training I try to recognize situations as quickly as possible. The better you know where your teammates and opponents are, the more options you have", he said. Regarding his performance against the Danes, De Bruyne, 29, explained that he was limited to fulfilling his mission. "I did my job," said the Manchester City midfielder, who explained that he set out to "give the team confidence and good ball circulation and the team responded."

“I have never doubted my quality or that of my team. I know the rivals are good ”but“ the most important thing is us. If we play well, if we do our job, we have options to win", he added. The seven from Belgium indicated that the objective of the team led by Roberto Martínez is to go as far as they can, with the idea of winning the European Championship. “As far as we can. It is difficult to say. It depends on who we are up against. The goal is to win", said De Bruyne, who stressed that" a tournament is decided in moments. We know that as players. Everything has to be perfect ”.


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