Wendell Lira, the modest player who sneaked among the stars

Wendell Lira, el futbolista modesto que se coló entre las estrellas
Wendell Lira, the modest player who sneaked among the stars. PHOTO: France Football

Last update 14 December, 2023 by Alberto Llopis

La gala del Golden Ball siempre está llena de glamour. Multimillion stars of world football, They have been meeting every year which is for many, the single most important prize in the world of football. Then the discussion would be that if an individual award is fair in a team sport but that, It is another matter. En la del Ballon d'Or 2015 celebrated in 2016 the image that will be apart from Leo Messi, Trophy winner, será la de Wendell Lira.

Wendell Lira, el jugador modesto que ganó el Premio Puskas

Born in 1989, Wendell Lira se ha colado entre los grandes nombres del fútbol mundial desde la cuarta división del fútbol brasileño, how?, scoring the best goal of 2015 ahead of himself Messi. Wendell Lira won the Puskas Award 2015 the best goal of the year after a spectacular Chilean in a match lower echelons of Brazil.

The goal at the time, It was far from anyone's attention and actually, the player lived an ordeal being fired from several teams and working at a coffee shop to make ends meet. A distant life of all other attendees at the gala yesterday in Switzerland. On award, It was a football award that modest living under the shadow of the great, apolillado forgotten in a corner.

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Wendell Lira excited after receiving his award.

The player is as logical, He was thrilled after receiving a surprising and original prize. También lo hizo su familia desde Brasil que lo vivieron como si el modesto futbolista amateur hubiera ganado el Balón de Oro directamente. Definitely, It was the winner of the night, ahora veremos si el premio le sirve para salir de las categorías menores de Brasil pero lo cierto es que Wendell Lira, He lived his minutes of glory and that, I never will not forget.

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