Final month noticed Lionel Messi topped the winner of the Ballon d’Or for a record-extending eight-time and Kylian Mbappe has had his say on the choice.
The PSG star is destined to win the award someday sooner or later however this yr was as soon as once more overwhelmed to the largest particular person prize in soccer by Messi.
The World Cup winner was the favorite alongside Man Metropolis’s Erling Haaland for the award and talking about Messi’s win, Mbappe feels that the 36-year-old was the deserved winner.
The French famous person mentioned through Fabrizio Romano: “Messi needed to win Ballon d’Or, he received the World Cup, he’s one of many biggest in historical past, if not the best for me.
“Haaland had an amazing season, me too, however subsequent to profitable the World Cup it doesn’t weigh a lot. Leo deserved it”.
?? Mbappé: “Messi needed to win Ballon d’Or, he received the World Cup, he’s one of many biggest in historical past, if not the best for me”.
“Haaland had an amazing season, me too, however subsequent to profitable World Cup it would not weigh a lot. Leo deserved it”. pic.twitter.com/Ig7uqrZm77
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 17, 2023
Messi’s eighth Ballon d’Or was unusually debated by some folks as if the Argentina star wasn’t the clear winner.
As Mbappe mentioned, Messi received the World Cup alongside placing collectively one of many biggest, if not the best, particular person campaigns the event has ever seen.
The 36-year-old additionally helped Inter Miami to their first-ever trophy and was immense for PSG previous to the World Cup starting.
This was possible the Barcelona legend’s final Ballon d’Or and will the 2024 version belong to Mbappe?