Champions League ‘TOP 50’ revealed… Kim Min-jae ranked 15th – 1st with ‘Monster’
Ahead of the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League (UCL), 50 players who showed the most outstanding performance in the competition were selected.
On the 10th (Korean time), the US ‘CBS Sports’ selected the 50 best players from the 8 teams that advanced to the UCL quarterfinals.
The clubs with the most players were ‘traditional powerhouses’ Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. The two teams have been strong in the European competition for a long time, to the extent that the number of big ears is 20 together. Following last season, Benfica, which has been strong in the UCL, had the fewest with three. 안전놀이터
Napoli, which draws attention from Korean soccer fans, also selected six players. In addition to Kim Min-jae, Stanislav Robotka, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Piotr Zielinsky, Victor Osimen, and Hvitza Kvarachhelia were selected. This is the 4th highest number out of 8 teams and more than the same Italian teams AC Milan (4) and Inter Milan (4).
Kim Min-jae was 15th. Among the center backs, it was ranked second after David Alaba (14th). Regarding Min-jae Kim, the media said, “After selling Kalidou Koulibaly last summer, Napoli decided to sign Min-jae Kim immediately and now we fully understand why. Napoli now have one of the best centre-backs in Europe.” compliments were not spared.
The highest-ranked player at Napoli was, of course, Kvarachhelia. Kvarachhelia has scored 2 goals and 4 assists in 7 games and is leading the attack in the UCL along with Victor Osimen. The media evaluated, “Kvarachhelia showed confidence in one-on-one with defenders with a dynamic pace, such as trying to shoot from outside or inside the box.”
1st place was ‘Monster’ Elling Holland. Haaland has been breaking records for Manchester City this season, and at UCL as well. Having achieved a monstrous record of 10 goals in 6 matches this season alone, he recently showed his superpower by scoring 5 goals in 1 game in the second leg of the round of 16 against RB Leipzig.
The media said of Haaland, “UCL will be the biggest test for footballers. How do we evaluate a player who scored 33 goals in the first 25 games in Europe’s top competition? Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s scoring feat at just 22 years old. It’s a speed that not only rivals, but also obliterates records that seemed unattainable.”