12/01/2021 8:40 am | UPDATED ON 12/01/2021 AT 9:02 AM
Having won his seventh Ballon d’Or, Lionel Messi has never received so much criticism. He has just been supported by his former coach, Pep Guardiola.
Described as a “scandal” by the German press, the coronation of “la Pulga” has caused much ink to flow in recent hours. More and more of them are publicly criticizing the award of the most prestigious of individual honors to Lionel messi. While some openly speak of “injustice” towards Robert lewandowski, they are very rare to take a position in favor of the Argentine. This is particularly the case of Pep Guardiola, his former coach at FC Barcelona.
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” Don’t ask me about it. It’s like that. You can never say it’s unfair that Leo Messi wins the Ballon d’Or, told the Manchester City coach at a press conference. He’s too good. It’s a show, a great deal to make football more entertaining. “