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Quotes from voters in this week’s AP Global Football 10

December 1, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Quotes from voters in this week’s Associated Press Global Football 10

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Mike McGrath, The Sun, England

“Jamie Vardy’s record for goals in consecutive Premier League matches means he should get taken more seriously when it comes to the best performers at the moment.”

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Marco Monteverde, News Corp. Australia

“We’re fast running out of superlatives to describe Barcelona, who scored 10 goals in a bumper week in the Champions League and La Liga. Who can stop them?”

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Ajejandro Cisternas, El Mercurio, Chile

“Leicester is still surprising in the Premier League. Fighting with giants.”

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Umaid Wasim, Dawn Newspaper, Pakistan

“Brilliant. Blistering. Blazing. Sometimes you run out of adjectives to describe them. Lionel Messi has returned and Barcelona continue to blow away their opponents - their talisman’s return seeing them plunder 10 goals in two matches.”

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Tom Timermann, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Untied States

“Barcelona handed a pounding to Roma, and then went back to domestic play and beat up on Real Sociedad. Barcelona is on its game right now.”

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Aurelio Capaldi, RAI Sport, Italy

“It’s been an amazing week for Juventus. It started when they beat AC Milan, then made another victory against Manchester City, allowing them to go to the top of their Champions League group, and it ended with a win in Palermo with Mario Mandzukic proving detractors wrong.”

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Francois Colin, De Standaard, Belgium

“Barcelona - wonderful football on all fronts, better than ever. Messi - the return of the greatest of them all and how.”

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Jonathan Johnson, beIN Sports USA, France

“Aritz Aduriz continues to get better with age. The prolific 34-year-old has 16 goals from 21 games across La Liga and the Europa League this season after he scored five in the space of three days last week, including a treble away at Rayo Vallecano.”

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Manos Staramopoulos, Dimocratia, Greece

“Bayern won 2-0 against Hertha Berlin and got its 13th win of the championship, which basically brings the title (race to a close) again, even though we are in December!”

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Peter auf der Hyde, lecturer, Southampton Solent University, England

“A stunning two-goal victory against leaders Inter Milan saw Napoli take over first position in the table - the first time since 2013.”

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