FRANCE FOOTBALL CANCELS BALON D'OR
The organizer of the biggest football award, Balon D'or, has cancelled the prestiege award for this year 2020 due to corona virus pandemic. It was once rumored that the award will be cancelled, an official statement of cancellation was released today. FIFA might as well follow suit and cancel the FIFA best player.
‘It will be beautiful honour to win 2023 Ballon d’Or’ – Messi
Inter Miami forward, Lionel Messi, has said it would be “a beautiful honour” to win the Ballon d’Or this year.The 36-year-old however insists he has already won important awards like the Champions League, Copa America and World Cup.Messi is in line to win a record-extending Ballon d’Or, having won it seven times already.He is expected to face competition from Manchester City striker, Erling Haaland and Paris Saint-Germain.But Messi said: “[The Ballon d’Or] is a beau...
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Osimhen delighted with Ballon d’Or nomination
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