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2 Reasons Why Messi Should Be Named The Best Footballer In 2021

The 2021 Ballon d'Or is edging closer and a lot of top football players are looking forward to making the final list of the prestigious Ballon d'Or awards. Despite competition from the likes of Benzema, Jorginho, Ronaldo, and Lewandowski, Lionel Messi is the favorite footballer who should win the Ballon d'Or award. There are a lot of reasons why Lionel Messi should be seen as the favorite player to win the award, however, we shall look at 2 reasons.

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2 Reasons Why Lionel Messi Stands A Better Chance Of Winning The 2021 Ballon d'Or Award More Than Any Other Player:


1. Lionel Messi Has 54 Goal Contribution In 48 Matches He Has Played In 2021:

In 2021, Messi has 54 goal contributions in all competitions. In 2021, he has scored 40 goals and has registered 14 assists in 48 matches. The 48 appearances were made in Barcelona, PSG, and Argentina. It is amazing to see Lionel Messi playing at the highest level despite already achieving everything he could have ever hoped for. With 54 goal contributions in 48 appearances, Lionel Messi is the favorite for Ballon d'Or. With his high scoring record in 2021 for both club and country, it is difficult to argue that Messi is not the favorite to win the 2021 Ballon d'Or award.

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2. Messi Won The Copa del Rey With Barcelona And Also Won The Copa America With Argentina:

Apart from scoring goals and registering assists, Messi also won some trophies in 2021. He led Barcelona to the Copa del Rey final and won it. He also won Copa America with Argentina. Messi had to wait for so many years before he could finally win a trophy with his national team in 2021. Messi's trophies for club and country have to count as something when the 2021 Ballon d'Or award is being looked at. Messi will face a very strong challenge from Ronaldo, Lewandowski, Jorginho, and Benzema. However, Messi appears to be the favorite because of his achievements as an individual and his achievements with his national team and club.

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