BERLIN – German football legend Sepp Maier assess Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has everything to reach the FIFA Ballon d’Or. According to Maier, if Neuer not won the award, there must be something wrong with the voters.
Neuer was instrumental bringing Der Panzer won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. At least, it appears from the award she won the best goalkeeper in the tournament.
However, with regard to the FIFA Ballon d’Or, Neuer seems lost shine of Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi and Real Madrid and Portugal midfielder Cristiano Ronaldo.
“If Neuer not won the FIFA Ballon d’Or, it must be because they are making decisions that blind,” said Maier.
“He has been a world champion and he was also chosen as the best goalkeeper in the world. For elected, you have to be in a great team, both at club and international level. He has everything,” said Maier.
Maier is a goalkeeper who became part of the German team that won the World Cup in 1974. In the same year, he won the Champions League with Bayern Munich.