Els directius Arroyo i Freixa, xerrant amb el president Rosell i Andrés Iniesta a la gala LFP

Arroyo and Freixa, with president Rosell and Andrés Iniesta. FOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

The Liga de Futbol Professional (LFP) handed out their awards for the best players of the 2012-13 season this evening and once again, FC Barcelona were at the heart of things, carrying off three prizes. Leo Messi, who was unable to attend as he is in Argentina recovering from his injury, won both the Player of the Year and Best Forward awards and sent a video message of thanks.

Andrés Iniesta the team’s other winner – carrying off the best attacking midfielder award  - was present at the ceremony accompanied by Club President Sandro Rosell, board members Manel Arroyo and Toni Freixa, director general Antoni Rossich and sporting director  Andoni Zubizarreta.

Jordi Alba –best defender  - and Víctor Valdés – best keeper  – were also nominated, but the awards went to Sergio Ramos and Thibaut Courtois.

 

Deulofeu, second division player of the year

Gerard Deulofeu, currently on loan to Everton, also won an award tonight, taking the second division player of the year award.