- Messi said Rebert Lewandowski should have won the Ballon d’Or award
- French organizer created a new award for Robert Lewandowski
Lionel Messi said something special at the podium while receiving his controversial Ballon d’Or award. He knew that Robert Lewandowski had a better season in 2020 and in 2021, however, the Ballon d’Or board decided to not give the Ballon d’Or award in the year 2020, and also in 2021.
Robert Lewandowski lost the award to Lionel Messi who has won it 6 times already before winning it again yesterday November 29, 2021, to make it his 7th time winning the Ballon d’Or.
Messi – Robert Lewandowski deserves it …
Lionel Messi agreed with fans that Robert Lewandowski deserves to win the Ballon d’Or award. ” Robert, you deserve your Ballon d’Or. Last year, everyone was in agreement to say that you were the big winner of this award,” Messi said in his speech.
“Hopefully France Football will give you the 2020 Ballon d’Or. We all believe you deserved it and I hope you can have it at home.”
Messi earned 613 points in the voting for the trophy while Lewandowski scored 580.
French organizer created a new award for Robert Lewandowski
The organizer also knew that Robert Lewandowski deserves to win the Ballon d’Or award and that is why France Football, who organizes the Ballon d’Or, created a new Striker of the Year award for the 2021 edition, which they gave to Lewandowski.
“To start, I would like to congratulate Lionel Messi👏🏻 Ballon d’Or Winner.
I want to thank every single journalist who voted for me, and believed that my achievements were important in 2021.
I won Striker Of The Year Award and no player can win an individual award without the strongest team and loyal fans behind him. And for me it’s no different. I want to thank my club Bayern Munich for the platform they’ve given me to succeed and to achieve my dreams. I want to thank my teammates from the Polish National Team and from Bayern Munich. I also want to thank my fans for supporting me every single day it means a lot to me.
And the most important thing, huge thanks to my family 🙏
thank you Mom, thank you Anna – you are the love of my life and my best friend, thanks to my sister Milena and to my friends and management team for the continuous support, the foundation of my achievements.
Thank you.” Lewandowski wrote on his Instagram page.