Messi says Haaland is no less suitable for this year’s Ballon d’Or than he is.

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Lionel Messi, winner of the Ballon d’Or 2023, praises Manchester City striker Erling Braut Haaland as being no less suitable for this year’s trophy than himself.

Lionel Messi, Argentine striker The winner of the 2023 Ballon d’Or for the World’s Best Player, for the eighth time, praised Erling Braut Haaland

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striker , saying he is not suitable for this year’s trophy. less than his own After scattering it to the navy until playing an important role in winning the historic triple championship

Messi wins this year’s Ballon d’Or with most of his weight from leading Argentina to the 2022 World Cup title at the end of last year, making Haaland’s record for scoring goals for Manchester City reach 65. Children from 68 games since joining last summer Entered number 2

However, Messi praised Haaland, saying he is very suitable for winning the 2023 Ballon d’Or and is confident that both Haaland and Kylian Mbappe, former striker from PSG, will get it. This award will be won in the future.

The 36-year-old striker said: “Haaland and Mbappe will win the Ballon d’Or one day.”

“Erling is a perfect fit for this year’s award. He has won the Premier League, Champions League and is top scorer in all competitions. Therefore, this year’s award is suitable for him as well.”

“I’m sure that in the coming years Erling will definitely get it.”

In addition, Messi took the opportunity to wish a happy birthday to the Argentinian legend, the late Diego Maradona, who would have been 63 years old on October 30, if he were still alive.

“Today I want to mention the ufabet name Diego. There is no better place than here. For wishing him a happy birthday Among the people here who all love football. Just as he would want.”

“Wherever you are Diego, happy birthday and this award (Ballon d’Or) is yours too.”

Messi concluded by giving credit to the Argentine national team. Both the players and the coaching staff behind the house “This award has finally come to our hands. With the success we have achieved together in the Argentine national team. This is a gift to all the players, the coaching staff and all the people living in Argentina.”