Star French striker Kylian Mbappe can win the Ballon d’Or in “any team”, Ronaldinho informed media Sunday, however the Brazilian would really like him to win it with Paris Saint-Germain, “a big club”.
“A great player like him can have the opportunity to win the Ballon d’Or in any team, but as I love PSG, I would like him to do it with PSG,” the 2002 World Champion stated.
“I hope he will win it. He is a good friend and a very great player. I like his style of play,” he stated throughout an interview.
The distinguished award nonetheless eludes the French captain, who completed this 12 months in third place — his greatest rating up to now.
“Winning the big competitions will help him a lot,” stated Ronaldinho, who wore No.10 for PSG from 2001 to 2003.
“PSG is a great club,” the Brazilian stated throughout a go to to Bangkok as an envoy for Teqball, a novelty sport combining soccer and desk tennis.
Subsequent 12 months guarantees to be each busy and probably unsure for Mbappe.
The 24-year-old may see a attainable run to the finals of the Champions League, in addition to the Euro 2024 with PSG.
“As every year, it is very difficult (to win the Champions League). But PSG has a great coach, very great players, and therefore, everything is possible,” the previous Barcelona and Milan participant stated.
However Paris coach Luis Enrique — below whom Ronaldinho performed for a season at Barca in 2003 and 2004 — is a “very good coach.”
“As a player, he was very strong. I saw what he accomplished. I hope things go very well for him,” he stated.
Mbappe additionally has to barter an unsure contract, which may see his departure from Paris in June.
Actual Madrid, which has been courting him for a number of years, seems greatest positioned to draw him.