Real Madrid vs.  Sheriff |  Courtois: "I'm not in the 'The Best' because of something I said a month ago" |  FIFA |  FOOTBALL-INTERNATIONAL

The Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has assured that he is not “surprised” by his absence from among the nominees for best goalkeeper of the awards’The Best‘and considers that his statements against the accumulation of parties in international calendars may have cost him the nomination, in addition to asking that Eden Hazard not be’ killed ‘because “he is not just anyone” and assuring that they must show the sheriff this Wednesday that “they will not have a choice” in their clash in the Champions League.

Collective trophies are more important to me than individual awards. I prefer to be in the ‘Champions’ and LaLiga before winning individual awards. The ‘The Best’ thing does not surprise me so much because of what happened a month ago, because of some comments from me. Maybe that’s why. I know what I’m worth and what I’m doing to help the club. I have the recognition of the club and the players, and that is the most important thing”, He declared at a press conference.

In October, after the dispute of the duel for third place in the League of Nations between Belgium and Italy, the ‘white’ goalkeeper assured that UEFA and FIFA only worry “about the money in their pockets.

This match for third place is just a match for money and we have to be honest. We just play it because for UEFA it’s extra money”, He assured then. “I have commented on what I think. I don’t know who decides. There are great goalkeepers there and the best will win”He added.

Real Madrid vs. Sheriff: the preview

Key meeting thinking about the aspirations of both clubs in the tournament. The Spanish need to win to qualify for the round of 16 and the debuting cast needs to win to stay alive, although it will depend on what Inter Milan does against Shakhtar.

On the eve of the contest, Real Madrid they categorically beat Granada 4-1 in the return of the action to LaLiga to reach the top. While Sheriff (which has pending matches) defeated Floresti 3-1 and placed second to one of the leading Petroclub.

Sheriff you already know what it is to savor a triumph over the ‘White House’. A few months ago, the debutant in Europe beat the top winner of the tournament by 1-2. A historic result that went around the world and was commented on for days.

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