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Lionel Messi Is The Best, Just Give Him The Ballon D'Or: Ernesto Valverde

Just give the Ballon d'Or to Lionel Messi and the problem is solved, Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said

Lionel Messi Is The Best, Just Give Him The Ballon D'Or: Ernesto Valverde
Lionel Messi | File Photo
Lionel Messi Is The Best, Just Give Him The Ballon D'Or: Ernesto Valverde
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2019-12-01T15:41:12+05:30

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde believes voting for the Ballon d'Or should be easy, saying Lionel Messi deserved to win the award. (More Football News)

Messi, 32, is tipped to win a record sixth Ballon d'Or in Paris on Monday after enjoying another stellar year.

Valverde, whose team visit Atletico Madrid in La Liga on Sunday, said voting should be no problem as Messi is the world's best player.

Read: 2019 Ballon D'Or - Messi, Rapinoe Tipped To Win

"I don't follow these awards galas because they are too long. My vote, well, I guess, is the same as yours," he told a news conference.

"I would vote for the best, obviously. Ever year you always vote depending on how the seasons have gone for the players.

"But if you have to give it to the best, let's just give it to Messi and the problem is solved."

Ahead of their trip to the Wanda Metropolitano, Barcelona are second in La Liga, three points behind rivals Real Madrid.

Ahead of their trip to the Wanda Metropolitano, Barcelona are second in La Liga, three points behind rivals Real Madrid.

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