Former Manchester United star Patrice Evra revealed that Argentine Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or for the seventh time in his history, before the official announcement of the award winner’s identity, today, Monday, by France Football magazine, which is awaiting the world’s winner for the 2021 season, during a grand ceremony to be held in Paris.
“Congratulations to Messi for winning a new golden ball,” Evra wrote on his Instagram account.
Messi won the Copa America with Argentina for the first time in his history, as it is the first international tournament in the “flea’s” career.
It is noteworthy that the award is competing for 30 players of the best world football stars, including the Egyptian Arab stars Mohamed Salah and the Algerian Riyad Mahrez, along with Messi, the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, the Polish Lewandowski, the Uruguayan Suarez, the Brazilian Neymar, the French Benzema, the Belgian de Bruyne, the Italian Jorginho, the Portuguese Bruno Fernandez, England’s Harry Kane, Norway’s Haaland, France’s Kante, England’s Foden, Belgium’s Lukaku, France’s Mbappe, Spain’s Azpilicueta, Italy’s Bonucci, and his compatriots Chiellini, Donnarumma, Barilla and Kair, Argentina’s Lautaro, Croatian Modric, Spain’s Moreno, England’s Mount, Spain’s Pedri, and England Raheem Sterling.
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