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Lionel Messi wins “golden ball” for the second time in a row

Posted on | January 12, 2011 | No Comments

Messi, Xavi and Iniesta were the last 3 players who remained in the race for the “Golden Ball” trophy.

lionel messi wins golden ball second time in a row

lionel messi wins golden ball second time in a row

The awarding ceremony was few days ago and the result surprised most of the football fans. Despite being labeled with the last chance of the three players, Messi managed to win.

The Argentinean star had a fairly large percentage of  22.65%, followed by Iniesta with 17.36% and Xavi with 16.48%.

The decision surprised everyone, even Messi who declared that everybody was talking about  Iniesta and Xavi and he was thinking that the trophy will go to one of them. He also declared that he would have been happy for any of his colleagues if they would have won the trophy.

Also Iniesta and Xavi were very friendly in their statements, they declared that they are very happy that the trophy will remain at Barcelona and they hope to be on the Fifa list also next year.

With this trophy Barcelona reached the number 10 of players who won the award in “Blaugrana” shirt.



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