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Messi votes for Mbappe and Neymar in 2021 Ballon d'Or

Fri 08 October 2021 | 20:29

PSG super star says that he is going to vote for his teammates Neymar and Mbappe in the Ballon d’Or.

 

PSG’s

Argentinian superstar

Lionel Messi

, who has won Ballon d’Or six times, has decided to vote for his teammates

Kylian Mbappe

and

Neymar

in the 2021 Ballon d’Or, although he is among the candidates to win the prize himself and faces a very tough competition.

"Obviously, I have two players in my team for whom I will vote: Neymar and Kylian,"

he revealed to

L'Equipe

.

The Argentina international has also talked about other players who have a chance to win the prize, especially Lewandowski, who has invited everyone to vote based on the players’ performance and not friendship.

“There are players who individually have had a great season, like Robert Lewandowski,"

he said

. "[Karim] Benzema has also had a great year.

"It's hard to say [who will win] because what you do as a team matters a lot in the Ballon d'Or. It used to be the best player of the year that won the award but now it's the one who accumulates the most titles. Achieving things has a lot of weight in this award."

Messi’s performance last season led to Barcelona’s Copa Del Rey title and Argentina’s Copa America, which was an important title for the player being his first national glory, but even with these titles, he understands that other players have better chances than him.

 


source: SportMob

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