France international Adrien Rabiot claims Lionel Messi does not deserve the Ballon d'Or over his compatriot Kylian Mbappe or treble winner Erling Haaland.
Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot believes that either Kylian Mbappe or Erling Haaland deserve to win the Ballon d'Or, not the odds on favourite Lionel Messi.
Rabiot, 28, is a member of the France national team and was involved in the 2022 World Cup final that Les Bleus lost to Argentina, which put Messi in pole position for the gong.
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However, the former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder believes there are other better-deserving players.
What Rabiot said
“Ballon d’Or? I hear a lot that it’s Messi who is going to get it, but on a sporting level, it will be played between Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland. Saying one of them would be complicated; it depends on what you base it on. Not everyone ever agrees, but I think it will be between these two.”
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