It was all too familiar to him. After all, he too had won this coveted trinket for the previous two decades of the twenty-first century. In total, Messi won the Ballon d’Or for the eighth time: he first won it in 2009 and most recently in 2021. The general consensus is that the ceremony in 2022 will mark the eighth time Messi has won the Ballon d’Or. of the 2022 worlds, he generally stayed on the bench, scoring just one goal. Portugal’s campaign itself ended at the quarterfinal stage.
World Cup was made possible after a nasty break with Manchester United, where he was also relegated to the bench, and has since been doing his thing in Saudi Arabia. To be fair, Messi’s trajectory hasn’t changed much over the past year. The World Cup was followed by a rather ugly divorce from Paris Saint-Ger.on Sunday night. Ronaldo equaled Messi’s tally of five titles in 2017 before pThe rumors of his return to Barcelona have been in the air for a number of years now, they seem highly unlikely.
So is this really how it’s going to end? Messi is three more Wtablitz. There are other people who compare Cristiano in terms of goals scored. But in terms of the joy they give you when you watch them, nobody compares to Lionel Messi, former England striker Gary Linkaker told the BBC recently. Well, that statement is so subjective that it’s hard to argue with someone who says Ronaldo is the one who fills him with joy.
World Cup has become a praktfor years. Their ridiculous efficiency has distorted their assessment of success and failure. For any striker to score around 35 goals in a season in various competitions was considered a good job, but for Messi and Ronaldo to fall below 40 goals at the peak of their careers was a disaster. So what does the word better mean in such a context? After all, regardless of how many Golden Balls a particular player has won, the argument