Luis Díaz continues to triumph in Europe

Luis Díaz improves day by day his conditions in international football and this is confirmed by his constant presence in the ideal eleven chosen by different sports entities.

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The peasant was included in the Champions League starting team of the week, after his outstanding performance in Liverpool’s win over Benfica, in which he scored the third goal for his team.

In this select group, the coffee winger shares, among others, with Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, who scored all three goals for his team in the 1-3 victory against Chelsea.

Being among the most outstanding in each competition in which he participates became something everyday for Díaz.

Various awards

The acknowledgments for the attacker come from a long time ago. In 2020 he appeared in the ideal eleven of South American footballers in Europe, which also included Richarlison, Neymar and Agüero.

His presence on the dream team began to become even more recurrent the previous year. Conmebol chose him for the Copa América, in which Neymar and Messi also appeared. In that contest he was also chosen as the revelation player.

Meanwhile, in Portugal he was included among the best in the 2021 League, thanks to his performances with Porto. In this he shared with players like Sebastián Coates and his compatriot Matheus Uribe.

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Likewise, at the end of 2021, the International Federation of Football History and Statistics included him in the Conmebol ideal team for that year. He was the only Colombian in this group, which also included the aforementioned references from Brazil and Argentina.


This year Díaz obtained his link to Liverpool, where he has been since January 30. His rapid adaptation process led to his being chosen in mid-March by BeSoccer magazine as one of the best in international football, after scoring one of the goals in the 2-0 victory of the Anfield team against Brighton. . Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema also appeared in the select classification.

Even in the Colombian National Team, which is not experiencing its best moment, the peasant manages to stand out. Not in vain they included him in the eleven of the last date of the South American qualifiers.

“This is the fruit of his talent, effort and perseverance. Nobody is giving him anything, he is getting everything with work,” said coach Néstor Otero.

Díaz also appeared among the chosen ones of the English newspaper The Sun with the figures that will not participate in the World Cup in Qatar, along with Mohamed Salah, Jan Oblak and Erling Haaland.

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