Lionel Messi’s Argentina crowned world champion, the next Ballon d’Or seems a foregone conclusion. Including for the most informed observers.
Already seven times crowned Ballon d’Or, Lionel Messi is he promised an eighth golden sphere? The consecration of the Albiceleste at the 2022 World Cup inevitably designates La Pulga among the favorites for the next supreme individual award. The whole world since the Argentinian coronation salutes the aura of the playmaker, who thus wrote the line that was missing from his prize list. So among the bookmakers, the identity of the Ballon d’Or 2023 is hardly in doubt.
For Robert Lewandowski, who in 2021 almost stole the show from Leo Messi, the outcome is already almost certain: “ Surethe Polish striker blows to Mundo Deportivo. Maybe there is another player playing at the same club, but there is only a World Cup, who decides who will win it this year, and Leo is now comfortably in first place with what he has accomplished. A thinly concealed allusion to Kylian Mbappe.
Mbappé, the only alternative
Elected best player and top scorer of the World Cup respectively, Lionel Messi and his young Parisian teammate have ruled out many rivals by shining like this in Qatar. If they were to win again together this season under the colors of PSG, the Argentinian could keep his head start on the French at the time of the verdict. Unless the performances of the young tricolor striker continue to bluff the football world, like a certain Ronaldo.
” Technically he is above the rest, he is almost unstoppable and he could have been named the best player of the World Cup because he richly deserves itjudges the legend auriverde with the Brazilian media Apostagolos. When I see him play, he reminds me of myself in my best years. He knows how to exploit the smallest space perfectly, he is unpredictable with but also without the ball and in the one-on-one, he is formidable. For me, it is simply impressive. »