The best of the season for UEFA: Haaland, Guardiola, Aitana and Sarina

Barcelona midfielder Aitana Bonmatí was honored with the award for the best UEFA player of the past season, after obtaining the world title with Spain on the 20th in Sydney, alongside his team’s triplet of the Champions League, Spanish League and Super Cup.

The 25-year-old Catalan footballer takes over from her club and national teammate Alexia Putellaswinner of the past two years, having become a finalist with the also Spaniard to win the prize Olga Carmona (Real Madrid) And Chelsea’s Australian Sam Kerr (Chelsea).

Bonmatí, who accepted the prize at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco Alexander Ceferinscored 5 goals and provided 8 assists in the Champions League and played a decisive role in Barcelona’s comeback in the final, beating Germany’s Wolfsburg (3-2) in Eindhoven, despite reaching half-time trailing by two goals.

The Catalan had already been voted best player in five of Barcelona’s eleven games played and was decisive in a season in which her club achieved a treble by also winning the league and the Spanish Super Cup, just like in the team that will win. the world title in Australia and New Zealand.

In this she drew a double in the round of 16 against Switzerland and was named Player of the Tournament in which Spain were declared champions by beating England on the 20th in Sydney.

English national coach Sarina Wiegman from the Netherlandsreceived the award for best coach of the year women’s football from the on Thursday UEFAand dedicated the award to the Spanish team, against which they lost the last World Cup on the 20th in Sydney.

“I want to dedicate this award to the Spanish team, a team that deserved to celebrate the world title,” Wiegman said when receiving the award, which was also competed for by Spanish women’s coach Jorge Vidla and Barcelona coach Jonatan . Giraldez. .

Before Wiegman took over as England national coach in 2021, her country won the European Championship at the European Championship in 2017 and the World Cup final two years later.

He also led England’s success in the euros 2022in which his team left Spain behind, and in the final World Cup Australia and New Zealand He reached the final where he lost to the Spanish team.

Source: El heraldo