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The reasons why FIFA will award Lionel Messi with the Ballon d'Or

According to information from Matteo Moretto of SKY Sports, Lionel Messi's environment already knows that the footballer has won one more year the coveted award from France Football magazine.

Lionel Messi with his trophys
Lionel Messi with his trophys

LaLiga Santander top scorer, Copa América champion and many more successes last season. Lionel Messi had a good year with FC Barcelona and the Argentine national team, which is why this Monday he will be announced as the winner of the 2021 Ballon d'Or.

According to information from the journalist Matteo Moretto from SKY Sports, the PSG footballer's environment already knows the news and will see him win in a few more days, and for the seventh time, the long-awaited award given by France Football magazine for the best player in the season.

The information has been replicated by the Spanish Manu Heredia, who points out from Messi that "his friends and relatives already know of the news from those organized by the gala", the date of which is scheduled for this Monday, November 29.

The ceremony will take place at a gala at the Châtelet Theater in Paris, the same place where Lionel Messi received it for the sixth time in 2019. ‘France Football’ will also award that same day the Women's Ballon d'Or, the Kopa trophy, to the best player under 21 years old, and the Yashin trophy, to the best goalkeeper.

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It should be remembered that the Argentine star, who took over the trophy in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019 left Cristiano Ronaldo behind in the last gala. The Portuguese has five Ballons d'Or after being chosen as the best in the world in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017.

Alexis Almosnino

Digital Sports Journalist received at the university Tea & Deportea in 2016. Specialized in graphic media.+ info

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