Lionel Messi has been making international headlines at the beginning of December following his second record breaking 6th Ballon d’Or. The 2nd of December proved to be one of the most rewarding moments in the professionals however it was Messi’s statement to the public that really caught the attention of the media.
The event took place in the beautiful city of Paris on Monday evening where Messi received the much-coveted award that has only added to the prestigious player’s great reputation as a key player and regarded as one of the best soccer players of all time.
The award was due to another successful season, Messi has scored 40 goals. Messi told reporters that a few years ago was when he had received the award and that he was at what he thought was the height of his soccer career. Now the soccer legend has his 6th award and even in his glory Messi told his fans and supporters that; “I can do better’.
Lionel Messi led his team into a victorious win which garnered him the attention of the journalists who voted for him, leading up to his win.
Messi told L’Equipe that he was thankful to the journalists that chose him for the award and that they were the reason he was able to celebrate this award for the 6th time in a row. However, the award ceremony only gave Messi the opportunity to tell his supporters that he believed he could do better and that he full-heartedly thinks he could continue competing at his current level for quite some time to come still and that he had plans to improve. The Argentinian player still has what it takes and believes as much according to his public statement.
Messi described the entire event as a memorable one and that it was a remarkable event. He went on to say that he was so thankful and would strive to be better than he currently is. The Argentinian thanked his family and his children saying that it was his wife who has encouraged him to be better, improve as a player and never stop dreaming which is exactly why he believes he could be better. Messi is also a religious man and thanked God for his success saying that he was living this out and that each prize was special to him.
The Ballon d’Or is one of the most coveted awards in the world of soccer and Messi told the public that he had hoped to win more in the future.
The professional soccer player has been regarded as one of the most powerful soccer players in all of the world and his current abilities which are still achieving the star so much, are what is going to keep Messi as one of the top star players in soccer. With the new year lurking around the corner, it’s going to be exciting to see what 2020 has in store for Lionel Messi.