Van Dijk is the new threat to Messi and Ronaldo's world order

Van Dijk is the new threat to Messi and Ronaldo's world order

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FIFA's The Best trophy is delivered this Monday. After Modric last year ended the reign of the two best players in the world (also won the Golden Ball), there is now a Dutch defender intruding on the fight that for years was only between the two.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi or Virgil van Dijk? One of them will receive the Best of the World Cup trophy this Monday, awarded by FIFA to the best player in the world last season, according to the vote of the captains of the various national teams, coaches, supporters and journalists - each will count 25% to the final decision.

This is another year in which Ronaldo and Messi's dominance since 2008 will be tested - also counting the Golden Balls, as The Best has only existed since 2016. And that for the second time in a row could be broken, as happened last year with Croatian Luka Modric breaking the long reign of the Portuguese and the Argentine, winning both awards - The Best, under FIFA's responsibility, and the Golden Ball, from France Football magazine.

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