Liverpool Star Beats Barca’s Neymar Jr To Prestigious Samba Award
Philippe Coutinho’s Splendid Form Throughout The Year 2016 Is Rewarded With Prestigious Honor
Liverpool fans have been given a massive cheer as their very own, Philippe Coutinho has trumped none than Barcelona superstar Neymar Jr to clinch the Samba Award that is given to the best Brazilian footballer in Europe. Coutinho managed to rake in 32.13% of the votes that were decided by a jury that consists of journalists, former professionals as well as supporters.
Neymar Jr. had been bagging the award for the previous two years but this time around he lost to Coutinho’s consistent performances throughout the year even after being sidelined many times due to injuries so far. Liverpool started off the year on the front foot thanks to consistent performances from Coutinho, Sadio Mané, James Milner, Roberto Firmino and others who have made the Reds simply unstoppable.