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It’s yet to be known who will win the 2021 Ballon d’Or as it’s most likely going to be a competition between Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Jorginho.
Meanwhile, Inter Milan legend, Javier Zanetti has backed PSG star Lionel Messi to win the award.
Zanetti believes his fellow compatriot, Messi is still a different player from the rest and thinks that is enough to win an award.
Speaking with Olé, Zanetti said: “For me, Messi has to win the Ballon d’Or because he is still a different player from the rest, always decisive and unbalanced. We are talking about the essence of football.
“His numbers are impressive since he started playing football, be it in Europe and the Argentine National Team. And now, after so long, as captain and as a leader, he managed to win the Copa América and make a whole country happy. For all that, for me, he deserves to be chosen again with the Ballon d’Or.”