Mon 17 October 2022 | 20:52

Gavi: I want to dedicate the Kopa Trophy to Barcelona

Barcelona midfielder Gavi won the Kopa Trophy at the Ballon D'or ceremony at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on Monday night.

The Kopa Trophy is awarded to the best-performing player under the age of 21. Gavi’s teammate Pedri also won this award last year. The 66th Ballon d’Or awards for the first time were based on the course of a season rather than a calendar year.


after receiving his award from his teammate in


Pedri said:

“It’s an honour to receive this award. I want to dedicate it to my people and to the club of my life.

“To my teammates and coaches, who have allowed me to be here, I say thank you very much….. and Viva Barca!”

The 18-year-old Gavi made 48 appearances across all competitions last season. He has played in 12 matches for Sapin national team and is their youngest ever goalscorer.

Here are the 2022 Kopa Trophy rankings:  

   10. Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen)

    9. Karim Adeyemi (Borussia Dortmund)

    8. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)

    =6: Ryan Gravenberch (Bayern Munich)

    =6: Josko Gvardiol (RB Leipzig)

    5. Nuno Mendes (PSG)

    4. Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund)

    3. Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich)

    2. Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid)

    1. Gavi (Barcelona)

The Ballon d'Or 2022 award ceremony took place at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on Monday night. Karim Benzema won the 2022 Ballon D'or award during Monday night's ceremony. Barcelona's Alexia Putellas won the Women's Ballon d'Or for the second year in a row, Barcelona's Gavi won the Kopa Trophy, and Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois also won the Yachin trophy. Robert Lewandowski also won the best striker of the year award.

source: SportMob

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