Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Will Messi win the Ballon d’Or?

Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano confirmed through his social networks that Lionel Messi will be announced as the 2023 Ballon d’Or winner. Next Monday, October 30, the award will be presented in Paris. It seems a fact that the Argentine footballer will win it for the eighth time.

While waiting for the vote for the best award in the world last season, the player of Inter Miami is the main favorite of Erling Haaland. The achievement of the World championship makes the Argentine worthy of the award for this year.

The former Barcelona player added 7 Ballon d’Or in his career, the most award-winning in the history of world football. The Argentine surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo, Johan Cruyff, Marco Van Basten, and Michel Platini. In addition, Lionel won the award for the best player in the World Cup in Qatar 2022.

Those who can vote for the award are journalists from the first 100 countries which is ranked by FIFA. In the last edition it was journalists from 170 countries, and this time the list has been shortened. The Paris Chatelet Theatre will host the delivery ceremony.

In the final stage the winners of the Ballon d’Or Karim Benzema and Alexia Putellas, in male and female categories respectively. In addition, in the ceremony the Cup Trophy for the best young player in the world, the Yashin Trophy, and the Socrates Prize reward social projects.

Ballon d’Or nominees

  • Lionel Messi
  • Julian Alvarez
  • Lautaro Martínez
  • Emiliano Martínez
  • Karim Benzema
  • Andre Onana
  • If Guardiol
  • Mohamed Salah
  • Jamal Musiala
  • Jude Bellingham
  • Bukayo Saka
  • Randal’s color
  • Kevin De Bruyne
  • Bernard Silva
  • Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
  • Ruben Dias
  • Nicolo Barella
  • Ilkay Gundogan
  • Martin Odegaard
  • Vinicius Jr.
  • Yassine Bounou
  • Rodri
  • Antoine Griezmann
  • Robert Lewandowski
  • Erling Haaland
  • Luka Modric
  • Kim Min Jae
  • Kylian Mbappé
  • Victor Osimhen
  • Harry Kane

Artificial Intelligence also awarded Lionel Messi as the winner

It was also announced that the AI called Copilot data has been released on who will be the winner of the Ballon d’Or that will be awarded next week. artificial intelligence developed by Google results in the order of players with the most votes for the award.

After the Argentine player, the second favorite is the Manchester City footballer Erling Haaland. The Norwegian was the top scorer of the season and was the winner of the last edition of the UEFA Champions League. Your partner Kevin De Bruyne appears in the fifth position according to Copilot.

The third and fourth place from Kylian Mbappé and Mohamed Salah. The French footballer won the local title with Paris Saint Germain and was a World Cup figure, scoring 3 goals in the final against Argentina. For his part, the Egyptian in Liverpool was the key to the season of the English team last year.

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