American Inter Miami and Argentina national team striker Lionel Messi has been informed that he is the winner of the Golden Ball for the 2022/2023 season. BOLASPORT reports this citing information from Messi’s close friend Alessandro Dossetti.
According to the source, Messi was informed in advance on October 13 that he would win the Ballon d’Or at the end of the 2022/2023 season. The Argentine just has to wait for the official award ceremony and collect the trophy, which is already the eighth in his career.
We would like to remind you that the Ballon d’Or ceremony will take place on October 30th. Last season, Inter Miami striker Messi took part in 53 games in all tournaments at club level, in which he scored 32 goals and 25 assists. The footballer also became a world champion as part of the Argentine national team.