The curtain came down on the 2020-2021 season, and the English Chelsea team and its German coach, Thomas Tuchel, were the biggest winners in it, after winning the European Football Champions League, but the circle of winners in the season includes many coaches, players and clubs as well.
And we start with the winners at the level of coaches and clubs, and Tukhil undisputed leads them. The Chelsea team took over at the beginning of the year while it was in ninth place, and led it to a record series of victories, to enter the Premiership golden box and win the Champions League for the second time in its history.
And Chelsea includes the most winners this season, including German player Kai Havertz, who scored the goal of winning against Manchester City, which is the most expensive goal in his career because he reconsidered after accusations before Tuchel took over that he was a failed deal.
The shares of French star N’Golo Kante increased after his prominent role in Chelsea’s crowning European title, and he became a strong candidate for the Golden Ball, as many major teams seek him.
Moroccan star Hakim Ziyech, another winner, may go to the Champions League for the best African player award after his recent brilliance with Chelsea, especially since Algerian star Riad Mahrez, the most prominent candidate for the award, lost the European title with Manchester City.
Mason Mount Chelsea striker also jumped shares due to his great role in deciding many important matches for Chelsea on his way to the European title.
Villarreal and Emery
Emery raised his tally in the competition to 4 titles after winning a hat-trick with Seville, Spain, between 2014 and 2016.
In response to a question about the secret of this success, Emery said, “There is no secret, it is only about work, I analyzed 17 matches for Manchester United last week.”
The Spanish coach explained that his players used to meet sometimes at 6 am to prepare for some matches, and said, “All this makes this trip worth the effort. Winning is a different step, an important step forward.”
Antonio Conte was one of the most prominent winners this season after he broke Juventus’s monopoly on the Italian league, and led Inter Milan to his first league title in 11 years. Inter did not achieve a place higher than fourth in 8 years before Conte’s arrival in 2019, but the former coach of Chelsea led the team to second place. In his first season, before winning the title in the 2020-2021 season.
Conte surprised everyone by announcing his resignation from Inter coaching a few days after the coronation.
Atletico, Simeone and Suarez
Diego Simeone led Atletico Madrid to the Spanish Football League title for the first time in 7 years, after a fierce competition with Real Madrid until the last round of the League.
Uruguayan star Luis Suarez, Atletico Madrid’s top scorer, scored himself among the most prominent winners after winning the Spanish Football League title to “Rojiblancos”, thanks to his decisive goals, especially in the last two matches of the La Liga, to be considered after Barcelona gave him in a humiliating and cheap way at the beginning of the season.
Not only the last two goals scored by the “pestolero” in the last two matches were important to the team, but the numbers confirm that 17 of the 21 goals scored by Suarez this season gave “Al Atleti” 35 points this season.
Hanzi Flick is also one of the most prominent coaches who win, for leading Bayern Munich to crown the historic six, and he also won the position of coach of the German national team to succeed the current coach Joachim Loew, whose mission will end after the European Championship next month.
There is a list of winning players this season, led by Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich’s top scorer, who broke Gerd Muller’s record number of goals in one season in the German football league, and has been steadfast for 49 years; After scoring 41 goals, one more than the former Bayern legend’s record.
The rising Norwegian star Erling Haaland was not absent from the top winners after he won the title of top scorer in the Champions League, and became the target of most of the major teams with the young French star Kylian Mbappe as well.