Lionel MESSI talks rivalry with Cristiano RONALDO, Ballon d’Or and more


Argentina and FC Barcelona man Lionel MESSI gave an interview with Spanish media Marca where he discussed a number of topics.

From finishing 5th in the France Football Ballon d’Or ranking to his the rivalry with Cristiano RONALDO, MESSI spoke about it. Here’s what he had to say:

“I love football, but family is above everything.”

On his rivalry with Cristiano:

“It was a nice time that we went through together during that competition. Each one tried to  win for his team and the rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and very beautiful for the spectators.”

Lionel MESSI on the Ballon d’Or:

“I knew I wasn’t going to win it this year. When I heard the names of the candidates, I knew it wouldn’t be me and after that I didn’t want to see if I’d finish third or fourth.”


  1. Argentina like Colombia were robbed their chance of winning the world cup: thanks to the men in black.
    Messi is the best!!! No matter who the big guns want to push….
    It aint over yet!!!! He’s unstoppable!!!

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