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Lionel Messi wins Ballon d Or 7th time

Lionel Messi admitted that winning the Copa America with Argentina may have been the most important variable in bringing down the men's Ballon d'Or for the seventh time after a stormy year for Spaniard Alexia Keep Putellas. Today, aged 34, Messi has defeated beloved opponents like Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema to gain the honor in a brilliant performance on Monday in Paris, the city he is currently in after leaving the Barcelona children's club after Paris SaintGermain was home in August.

Despite his sad departure from Barcelona and his generally disappointing start to his life in France, a jury of writers from around the world made up for him for capturing Argentina's first major world title in 1993. Last year's honors were canceled due to the pandemic. Messi also won in 2009. 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015. where he joined his better half Antonella Roccuzzo and her three children. “I have no idea how many years I have left, but I trust that this year there will be many lights that I really live.” What I have achieved in Argentina was a glimpse of the sky. I think I won this award as a thank you for what we did at the Copa America, so I dedicate it to my partners.


”Argentina last beat Brazil in Rio de Janeiro when Messi was 10 years old, when Messi was oddly important for your country Title won.He also scored 38 goals in 48 games for Barcelona last season and won the Copa del Rey. Paris Saint Germain and the Argentine striker Lionel. Performing ahead of the Ballon d'Or performance on the waterfront at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, Messi is the main contender for the seventh men's Ballon d'Or after beating Pelé when ...


He only played and several times has scored four goals for PSG since joining the French club and the trend is to see an alternate winner this year Polish striker Lewandowski would have been a shoe in 2020 when he scored 45 goals in 37 Bayern games just by to lose the honor, which he ended last season with a surprising 41 goals in the Bundesliga, but had to achieve second place in the decision for Baló ichen. n de Oro, coordinated by France F.Lewandowski was also named top scorer of the year and was enthusiastically praised by Messi. "I had to tell Robert it was an honor to see him in front of him. He had the right to win last year," said Messi.

Third place went to midfielder Jorginho, who won the Champions League with Chelsea and Euro 2020 with Italy. Followed by Real Madrid's Karim Benzema and another Chelsea player, N'Golo Kante. World champion Cristiano Ronaldo finished sixth. It was out of order.Together, Messi and Ronaldo have won 12 of the last 13 versions of the Ballon d'Or, with the exception of 2018 when Luka Modric guaranteed the award. Putellas follows Rapinoe. 


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