Premier League star touted as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi heir to Ballon d’Or throne

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Premier League star touted as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi heir to Ballon d’Or throne

Manchester City midfielder and Portugal universal Bernardo Silva is the ideal beneficiary to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the extent the Ballon d'Or grant is worried, as per previous Portuguese footballer Paulo Futre. 

Futre uncovered how he felt that the 24-year-old is a standout amongst the best footballers on the planet right now and that he is bound for more prominent accomplishment in the years to come as he could rule world football once he improves with age and experience. He further included that Messi and Ronaldo who are the world's best in the game at the present time, could achieve a phase of decrease in the coming years, which would be when Bernardo makes his case as the new beneficiary to their position of authority. 

"I think Bernardo will be the following star, or he will be when Ronaldo and Messi begin to decay. I think Bernardo will be one of the individuals will's identity prepared to win the Ballon d'Or, in light of the fact that he is a player with a ton of duty in an extraordinary group like Manchester City," Futre was cited as saying in an ongoing meeting with Omnisport. 


He further included: "He will proceed to develop and in a few years, when Messi and Cristiano resign, I figure he can be one of the huge top picks to win the Ballon d'Or." 

Bernardo Silva had a splendid 2018-19 crusade, scoring 13 objectives and showing up crosswise over rivalries. He was a piece of Manchester City's squad that rose victors in the Premier League, FA cup and the EFL Cup. 

Silva additionally helped Portugal to the title in the UEFA Nations League, helping Goncalo Guedes for the triumphant objective as Portugal crushed Netherlands 1-0