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Messi and The Super Ballon d’Or: Is he Qualified

Di Stéfano was the only player to ever win the Super Ballon d'Or.

Football’s Super Ballon d’Or is the most coveted individual trophy given to the finest player during the previous 30 years, but only if there is a deserving candidate. Only European athletes were considered for the Super Ballon d’Or award. The Super Ballon d’Or winner was revealed on December 24, 1989. They presented the honor in recognition of France Football Magazine’s 30th birthday. Will there ever be another Super Ballon d’Or award? There is still no response to the query. Additionally, since the Argentine won the FIFA World Cup 2022, supporters have been asking for Lionel Messi to receive the Super Ballon d’Or.

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Who was the winner of the Super Ballon d’Or?

The legendary Alfredo Di Stéfano, who took the prize, beat Michel Platini and Johan Cruyff in the voting process. The prize was only open to players from Europe, and Di Stéfano was nominated because he was a Spanish national. A French journal named France Football has only ever received the honor once.

Di Stéfano was the only player to ever win the Super Ballon d’Or. The Real Madrid icon also won the official Ballon d’Or trophy twice, in 1957 and 1959. During Real Madrid’s reign of terror in the 1950s. Additionally, Di Stéfano helped Madrid win the first five straight European Cups from 1956 to 1960.

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Is Messi Eligible to win Super Ballon d’Or? 

This year, there’s a good chance that France Football will change the regulations to permit non-European players to win this prize. Messi’s resume is unmatched after Argentina’s World Cup victory this year. His talent at the club level was undeniable, and his international performance has been nothing short of amazing.

Messi has won seven Ballon d’Or awards, three more than any other player in history. And is in a position to win an additional award. If he maintains his current level of play with PSG for the remainder of the season. In addition, he has won 10 La Liga championships, 4 Champions League crowns, 7 Copa del Rey crowns, and 1 Copa America crown. Messi has scored around 800 goals for his club and career overall.

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Who can be a Competitor for Super Ballon d’Or?  

Maybe nobody. Only Messi exists in his league. Although Cristiano Ronaldo may be brought up, his record is, at most, equal to Messi’s, but far from being as strong. Additionally, Messi is still performing at a phenomenal level for PSG despite the fact that his professional career at the highest level has already come to an end. As a result, Messi has a distinct edge and appears to be the only candidate for the coveted Super Ballon d’Or.

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Pratik Sharma
Pratik Sharmahttp://thesportslite.com
A college student who live football and must say a huge supporter of Barcelona. He is also an hip-hop rap artist who just loves to make music and spend his other time in watching European football matches.
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