Who Wins Ballon d’Or 2023: Nigerians decide | The Nutmeg
By Guardian Exclusive
27 October 2023 | 3:32 am
On this special edition of The Nutmeg on GuardianTV, a panel of professional football analysts talks about the likely winner of the 2023 edition of football's highly coveted price, The Ballon d'Or. Will Lionel Messi with his 8th or will Erling Haaland or Kylian Mbappé win their first?
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