Recently, Leo Messi, the little Argentinian forward Won for the second time running the famous Price all footballers craved for, the “Ballon d’or” or “Golden ball“.
Messi receiving the Golden Ball, shocked a lot of personality in the world of football. The critics were backed with the fact that Messi did not shine in the summer World cup of Football in South Africa.
Those critics for me are totally wrong as Messi did the best he could once more for the entire year to make Barcelona shine. OK they were eliminated from the Champions league by Jose Mourhino‘s team Inter Milan and Messi’s team didn’t have a good world cup, so what?
Messi alone represents more assets in the winning streak of Barcelona compare to Xavi and Iniesta who the world thought one of them should have received the Golden ball.
My choice would have maybe been for Sneijder for winning the treble with Inter Milan that year and getting to the final of the World cup in South Africa but not those Spanish who are yet great talent but could not open up defenses.
Spain’s game was boring and tiring to watch. At least at Barcelona they have the remedy to open up defense and this is our Golden Ball winner Leo Messi who smashed 47 goals in all competitions that same year. He improved on his record of 38 goals the previous year when he won again the Golden Boot.
I guess common sense will state that it’s for him to have and by a huge margin. Iniesta and Xavi are good with Barcelona and Spain but getting into a different system i am sure they will flop. They will always get injured cause they will have to run hard. Talent is not all, ask Robinho, Ibrahimovic, Shevchenko and many others.
PS: Cristiano Ronaldo will win Next year’s Golden ball if he keeps it up.
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