Messi proud of seventh Ballon d’Or and first at new club PSG
30 November 2021 | 5:29 am
Argentina's Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or award for the best player in the world for a record-stretching seventh time on Monday (November 29), beating Robert Lewandowski and Jorginho to lift soccer's most prestigious trophy yet again. The forward added to his 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019 trophies after winning the Copa America for the first time with his country last July. Messi, who joined Paris St Germain on a free transfer from Barcelona during the close season after finishing as La Liga's top scorer with the Spanish club, collected 613 points, with Bayern Munich's Lewandowski, named best striker on Monday, getting 580.
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NO plan to lose Kylian for free. This unexpected news comes one week after the departure of Karim Benzema from Real Madrid and this situation will definitely bring the Mbappe to Madrid rumors back.
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