Originally Posted by HardcoreC*ntry
Franz Beckenbauer himself said that Götze and Marco Reus formed a midfield duo to rival the exploits of Messi/Xavi/Iniesta, and still he keeps on getting better and better.
What the fuck have you been smoking? Mario Gotze is no way near the best footballer of the year.
All the ones mentioned in the OP had a better year than Gotze.
As for the the footballer of the year, I think I will go for Messi too.