Ballon d’Or – Del Bosque Voted for Xavi and Iniesta

Spain boss Vicente del Bosque has stated that he voted for spanish duo, Xavi and Andres Iniesta for the Ballon d’Or.

As usual, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are regarded as the favorites for this year’s but the frenchman, Franck Ribery is also considered to be the favorites for the Ballon d’Or.

“I voted for the two Spaniards and the other I’ll leave unknown,” Del Bosque told Cadena Cope. “I voted for [Jupp] Heynckes, [Rafa] Benitez and [Luiz Felipe] Scolari [for World Coach of the Year]. I base my choices on silverware, which is the most objective information.”

“‘In terms of the trip to Equatorial Guinea, the political element didn’t come into it. I don’t think I’ve done anything wrong, far from it,”he said.

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