Gianluigi Buffon v Cristiano Ronaldo: The Golden Ball Duel

Gianluigi Buffon v Cristiano Ronaldo: The Golden Ball Duel


Real Madrid will play today the Champions League final and it will be a very important clash because of different topics. It will be the most important game for Los Blancos in all the season but also we can say that we will be able to watch a great duel between the best goalkeeper of the last decades and the Champions League top scorer in history. Many people say that in this game will also be decided who will achieve the Golden Ball, Buffon or Cristiano.

It’s not the first time that these two great players will meet, but never until today they had done it in such a magnitude clash. The Portuguese striker will try to beat the Italian goalkeeper, win the Champions League and become the Golden Ball winner. While Buffon will try to win his first Champions League with 39 years old. The Italian goalkeepers has done an incredible season and if finally Juventus win the trophy they will have achieved all the possible titles they can achieve in this season. It seems that the winner of this match will decide who will win the Golden Ball.

If Real Madrid win today the final, Cristiano Ronaldo would ensure the award to him because he conquered the La Liga and he has been a key player in the final stage of the season, where he has scored very important goals, being the reference in Real Madrid’s attack and having a lot of importance in the team. For the goalkeeper it will be more difficult to win the Golden Ball, because these type of awards are usually given to the players who play in the attack. However, it would be a perfect opportunity to reward not only his long and successful career, also the difficult work the goalkeepers have and that is never recognized by the people. Do you think Buffon deserves to win the Golden Ball?