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BALL – Verstappen wins French Grand Prix (Formula 1)



BALL - Verstappen wins French Grand Prix (Formula 1)

Red Bull-Honda adds and continues the Formula 1 World Championship. In Paul Ricard, the Austrian team won the seventh round of the season with Max Verstappen and won for the first time in the hybrid era that began in Australia 2014. three consecutive races in the championship, in which the Dutch driver “accelerated” the standings, increasing his lead over Lewis Hamilton from four to 12 points (he even won the bonus as a prize for the best lap in the Grand Prix), while the Team in the manufacturers table increased the difference for the seven-time Mercedes-AMG champion from 26 points to 47!

Max Verstappen won just a lap and a half before the checkered flag when he overtook Lewis Hamilton, taking advantage of the fact that he had less worn tires at Red Bull-Honda. In France, the Austrians adopted the successful strategy that the Germans used to win the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, ​​and made two pit stops, while the Germans made only one, but risked only with the world championship leader. And they won the bet!

For Verstappen, 12th Formula 1 victory and third in 2021, adding first place in France to triumphs in Emilia-Romagna and Monaco. Red Bull-Honda had even more to celebrate. At Paul Ricard, the team brought both riders to the podium for the first time this year, and the Mexican Sergio Perez after the victory in Azerbaijan took third place, losing to Hamilton’s Mercedes and ahead of Valtteri Bottas.

Verstappen started from pole position, but was unable to brake on the first corner after the start and lost the first position to Hamilton, which changed the strategy of Red Bull-Honda, which raced under strong pressure from the champion. from Mira and Valtteri Bottas when the team stopped him a second time to put new tires on the car. From that point on, Max began a remarkable recovery, rewarded with a race victory.

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1.º Max Verstappen, Red Bull-Honda, 1: 27.25 770 hours

2.º Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG, + 2.904 sec.

3rd place: Sergio Perez, Red Bull-Honda, +8.811 sec.

4.º Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes-AMG, +14 618 p.

5th Lando Norris, McLaren-Mercedes, +1.04.032 m

6.º Daniel Riccardo, McLaren-Mercedes, +1.15 857 m.

7.º Pierre Gasly, AlphaTauri-Honda, +1.16.596 m

8.º Fernando Alonso, Alpine-Renault, +1.17.695 m.

9.º Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin-Mercedes, +1.19 666 m.

10.º Lance Stroll, Aston Martin-Mercedes, +1.31 946 m.

11.º Carlos Sainz Jr, Ferrari, +1.39 337 m.

12.º George Russell, Williams-Mercedes, +1 turn

13.º Yuki Tsotaka, AlphaTauri-Honda, +1 volt

14.º Esteban Ocon, Alpine-Renault, +1 lap

15.º Antonio Giovinazzi, Alfa Romeo-Ferrari, +1 time

16.º Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, +1 turn

17.º Kimi Raikkonen, Alfa Romeo-Ferrari, +1 volt

18.º Nicholas Latifi, Williams-Mercedes, +1 lap

19.º Mick Schumacher, Haas-Ferrari, +1 lap

20.º Nikita Mazepin, Haas-Ferrari, +1 lap

Fastest lap (1 bonus point): Max Verstappen, Red Bull-Honda, 1.36.404 m, on lap 35

Next Grand Prix (8th out of 23): Styria (Austria) at Spielberg (Red Bull Ring) on ​​the 27th.

World Pilot Championship

1.º Max Verstappen, 131 Pontos

2nd Lewis Hamilton, 119 points

3. Sergio Perez, 84 points

4th place Lando Norris, 76 points

5th Valtteri Bottas, 59 points

6th Charles Leclerc, 52 points

7th place Carlos Sainz Jr., 42 points

8th Pierre Gasly, 37 points

9th Daniel Riccardo, 34 points

10.º Sebastian Vettel, 30 points

11th Fernando Alonso, 17 points

12.º Esteban Ocon, 12 points

13th walk, 10 points

14.º Yuuki Tsunoda, 8 show-offs

15.º Kimi Räikkönen, 1 Ponto

16.º Antonio Giovinazzi, 1 bridge

17th George Russell, 0 points

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18th Mick Schumacher, 0 points

19th Nikita Mazepin, 0 points

20th Nicholas Latifi, 0 points

Constructors world cup

1st place Red Bull-Honda, 215 points

2nd Mercedes-AMG, 178 points

3rd place in McLaren-Mercedes, 110 points

4th place: Ferrari, 94 points

5th place AlphaTauri-Honda, 45 points

6.º Aston Martin-Mercedes, 40 points

7th place Alpine-Renault, 29 points

8th Alfa Romeo-Ferrari, 2 points

9th Williams-Mercedes 0 points

10th Haas-Ferrari, 0 points

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″I couldn’t leave without winning this award″



″I couldn't leave without winning this award″

Statements from Otavio, the player of FC Porto, who this Monday received the Golden Dragon as Footballer of the Year.

Speech: “I thought and I didn’t say anything that I thought. It happened by itself, I’m very happy, I was looking for [o prémio] a lot of time. I saw others, I couldn’t leave without winning this prize. Thank God I won and now it’s time to make the most of it.”

Did you tell the President that you want the Golden Dragon? “I never commented, asking for an award was not my style, it was deserved, I was very happy, many could have won. I am very happy”.

Feeling: “This is something to be proud of, this is the best person in the club, everyone wants to win, this will go down in history. It will be kept under lock and key in the museum that I have. It will get worse.” , nothing will come of it, it will be well stored.

Gala: “It’s always great, because of covid-19, the gala concert has not been held for many years. It is always special, everyone wants to be part of the gala concert. Being a dragonado, he is even more special. We did a good job and this is proof.”

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″Most competitive costume required, Pepe’s costume″



″Most competitive costume required, Pepe's costume″

Statements by Sergio Conceiçao after receiving the Golden Coach of the Year award at the Golden Dragons Gala

Golden Dragon cost: “I represent many people in this Golden Dragon. The first time I went to Olival with the president in 2017, he named the four essential pillars of FC Porto: rigor, competence, ambition and passion. Looking at it and being with it every day. My players, who don’t usually wear a formal suit as they do today, but the most competitive suit that is required, which is Pepe’s suit, give me great joy when I get up and go to work.”

Technical team and others: “With a super competent technical team, a health department, where there is not only Dr. Nelson Puga and therapists, but also an optometrist, pedologist, a number of people who work daily so that the players do not miss anything. and so that year after year they can get better and win, which is what we want.”

Techniques: “Victory. Not forgetting the people in the kitchen, in the restaurant, the people involved in analysis and observation, the equipment technicians, because today everyone is a technician… [risos]🇧🇷 Lawn techniques too, because I am very picky about the height of the lawn. I think that every detail is important and matters. Finally, a number of people who contribute to making this possible. This is not mine, this belongs to the people of Olival, who are always led by our great, my friend and godfather, the president.”

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A family: “Finally, to paraphrase our Gonzalinho [Borges], I want to dedicate it completely to my family, which is not easy, and parents, as always. Not being among us, they will certainly be very proud, not least because they have received two more extremely important people in the life of the club and that together they are up there watching us so that FC Porto becomes bigger , was getting better. , become stronger and win. And let’s keep it up. Is always. Because we deserve it. We are also honest, serious, dedicated and competent workers.”

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BALL – Enzo and Otamendi: world champion exceptions (Argentina)



BALL - Enzo and Otamendi: world champion exceptions (Argentina)

Portuguese football has reason to rejoice as two more world champions will enter the national stages, the first to win the title as part of the Portuguese team, the only ones on the field yesterday, in Qatar, among 35 players who play in one of the top five leagues in the world, so called big 5.

Enzo Fernandez, 21-year-old midfielder, and Nicolás Otamendi, 34-year-old central defender, played 120 minutes for Argentina. would advance to the Argentine penalty as Montiel quickly put an end to doubts – and represented not only Benfica in the list of clubs of great prestige, but also a league of lesser expression, such as the Portuguese, the only one of the less media and powerful ones that had players in the final.

Neither in the starting lineup (see tables), nor in the 13 options used by the coaches – Montiel (Sevilla), Pezzella (Betis), Acuña (Sevilla), Leandro Paredes (PSG), Lautaro Martinez ( Inter) and Dybala (Roma) entered Argentina, from the French side they were also called Disasi (Monaco), Conate (Liverpool), Fofana (Monaco), Camavinga (Real Madrid), Kingsley Coman (Bavaria), Muani (Eintracht) and Thuram (Borussia). M’gladbach) – if they found other players who didn’t play in the leagues of England, Spain, Italy, France or Germany, that’s a clear sign of where the money and power come from to attract great players.
Some, like Enzo and Otamendi, are just over the top.ig 5 – if the midfielder was already in vogue among the richest in Europe, followed by Liverpool and Real Madrid, among others, now that he has won the World Cup and the best young player trophy in the competition … – but they shine enough to guarantee yourself a place in the best team in the world.

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