Argentine Lionel Messi, the American captain of Inter Miami, and the recent winner of the Ballon d’Or, praised the duo Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland, his most prominent rivals for the prestigious award.
Messi said, in an interview with the French newspaper “L’Equipe”: “Mbappe had a very good season, especially in the World Cup finals, and he almost spoiled the final for us with his goals.”
He added: “Kylian is one of the players who can win the Ballon d’Or every year, because he is clearly one of the best players in the world.”
Leo went on to talk about the Norwegian star, saying: “Haaland also had a wonderful season. He scored a lot of goals, won the Champions League, and won the treble with Manchester City.”
He continued: “I am certain that Haaland will be one of the players who will be regularly nominated for the Ballon d’Or in the coming years, and I would not be surprised if he wins it soon.”
In another context, Messi spoke about his experience with PSG: “I spent two years during which a lot of things happened, some good and others negative. They have now become a thing of the past and I only remember positive things.”
He concluded: “With Paris, I won the league title twice in a row, and the Super Cup, noting that in the season before my arrival another team (Lille) won the league. I also do not forget that I made good friends in Paris, and by playing there I was able to become a champion.” for the world”.