MisterChip went further and joked that the Costa Rican would deserve the Ballon d’Or if he delivered for the eighth and quarterfinals of the Champions League
Keylor Navas He did it again; the Costa Rican signed a brilliant performance against the Bayern Munich in the first leg of the quarterfinals of UEFA Champions League and the international spotlight is on the attic.
And it is not for less, the Costa Rican made ten stops to the Bayern MunichOf the twelve direct shots of the Bavarian squad, the Tico stopped or was able to divert a dozen of those shots that undoubtedly meant a guide for the German team to be diminished in their own home.
Different personalities from world football have published different positive comments after the Costa Rican’s brilliant performance at the Allianz Arena.
Among those, the official account of the UCL stands out, who posed a question: “Is it Keylor Navas the best goalkeeper in the Champions League? “
– Champions League (@LigadeCampeones) April 7, 2021
In addition, the world renowned statistician MisterChip, went further and said that at this moment, Keylor Navas would deserve the Ballon d’Or, if it were decided by how decisive a player has been in the second round or quarter of the Champions League.
If the Ballon d’Or were given only for what has been seen in the Champions League in the eighths and quarters, Keylor Navas would take it from the street. Impressive.
— MisterChip (Alexis) (@2010MisterChip) April 7, 2021
Those who greatly applauded the Costa Rican were mainly the followers of the PSG, who used the social networks of the French team to perceive the great moment they see in the Costa Rican and how decisive it is for the team.
Great save by Keylor Navas 🇨🇷🔥
It doesn’t matter when you read this.
– Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_espanol) April 7, 2021
Another of those who applauded the Costa Rican was the former Spanish footballer, nationalized Mexican, Marc Crosas who recalled how the Costa Rican was also transcendental against Barça in the round of 16.
Forget the “best goalkeeper” discussion, Keylor Navas is among the top 3 footballers in CONCACAF history alongside Hugo Sánchez and Rafa Márquez. Put the order you want.
– Marc Crosas (@marccrosas) April 7, 2021
Finally, Tomas Roncero, a renowned Spanish journalist, was also one of those who praised the Costa Rican and his brilliant performance.
From the middle forward, Bayern is a gale. Barça knows what I’m talking about. If it was not for @NavasKeylor the French would have a sack on them.
– Tomás Roncero (@As_TomasRoncero) April 7, 2021