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Christiane Endler, the Only Latin American To Opt for the 2021 Ballon d’Or

Christiane Endler is the only woman from Latin America chosen among 20 candidates.

The Woman Post | María Carolina Rivero

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After a rather resounding year due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the award that will be given to the best footballer returns. The creation of the Ballon d'Or award has existed since 1956 for men. However, for women, it is a tremendously historic step in women's sport. The first Ballon d'Or of the 2018 edition was won by the Norwegian Ada Hegerberg and for the 2019 edition by the American Megan Rapinoe.

The magazine "France Football" revealed in its 2021 edition the women nominated for the Ballon d'Or and will select the best footballer. The famous trophy for the best women's soccer player will be disputed between Alexia Putellas, Sandra Paños, Irene Paredes, and Jenni Hermoso who are among the favorites. However, 16 others are giving their best effort to deserve the award. Among them are Lieke Martens, Magdalena Eriksson, Marie-Antoinette Katoto, San Kerr, Stina Blackstenius, Wendie Renard, Samantha Merwis, Pernille Harder, Vivianne Miedema, Jessie Fleming, Ashley Lawrence, Christine Sinclair, Ellen White, Christiane Endler, Fran Kirby, and Kadidiatou Diani.

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Who Is Christiane Endler?

The professional footballer with only 30 years of age is recognized for her skills and abilities as a goalkeeper. She began her career in football at the age of 17 and represented the Chilean national team at that time. Since she was a child she had conditions for many sports. However, only football was her passion for it. In addition, the unconditional support of family and friends lead her to give her love and sacrifice for the sport to become the best.

She dreamed of being a goal scorer but over time reflected on archery because it requires greater responsibility. The young woman has an impressive talent to stop the ball at the right time. The fruit of her work, effort, and dedication has made her climb historical positions to master what is proposed.

On the other hand, she has an impressive size and value that no other woman possesses. All the steps she takes are full of optimism and very soon she will reach her goal which is the tireless struggle for equality.

What Is the Future That Awaits Christiane Endler in Women’s Football?

Indeed, she has an excellent future ahead of her because her triumph as a figure worldwide has been considered unstoppable. The profession she chose is full of great successes and she observes a greater sporting scenario, where she will be considered the best player in her country.

Expert footballer Christiane Endler has become the great icon of women's football and has been a flashpoint for her development as a professional. She is a Chilean who is on the podium and fights hard to be the best of the season.

In short, she is a woman leader who has earned the honor of being the only Latin American to opt for the 2021 Ballon d'Or. In the coming years, many young girls will want to follow in their footsteps and it will be a model that they will try to reach. The Woman Post invites you to be part of one of them!

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