Lionel Messi said Monday he was not considering his drawn out future he looked to appreciate winning the eighth Ballon d’Or of his celebrated vocation. Messi, 36, succeeded Karim Benzema as victor of the award, granted on the rear of his exhibitions last season, when he motivated Argentina to greatness at the World Cup in Qatar. “The last one I won was likewise because of what we accomplished with the Argentine public group in the Copa America (in 2021), yet this one is considerably more unique since it comes after we won the World Cup,” Messi told different media including AFP in the wake of gathering his honor at a function in Paris.
“That is the prize everybody needs to win the most, and it was a blessing from heaven for me, my colleagues and my country.”
He hauled Argentina to a triumph in Qatar that delegated his exceptional profession and permitted him to see off fierce opposition for the Ballon d’Or from Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland specifically.
Haaland came next in the last democratic, with Mbappe third and Kevin De Bruyne in fourth spot.
Previous Barcelona whiz Messi scored multiple times at the World Cup and was named the competition’s best player after Argentina beat France on punishments in the last in Doha.
However Messi, who won his most memorable Ballon d’Or in 2009, additionally had a disappointing last season at Paris Holy person Germain, prior to passing on to play for Bury Miami in Significant Association Soccer.
He made light of ideas he could return for another Ballon d’Or, conceivably after the following Scene Cup in 2026, when he will be 39.
“I’m not contemplating the drawn out future. I’m simply partaking in the everyday right now,” he said.
“We have a Copa America coming up in the US, where I’m currently, in which we are the holders, so I’m anticipating coming into that with everything looking great and afterward perceive how I’m getting on from that point.”
Messi conceded on his re-visitation of the French capital that his two-year spell at PSG had not turned out the manner in which he envisioned after marking from Barcelona in 2021.
“Things didn’t turn out as I trusted however I partook in the city a ton, and my children preferred it a ton and found it hard to leave,” he said.
“It is a dynamite city and I was fortunate to live here. Football-wise it didn’t go the manner in which I trusted yet I like to recall the numerous beneficial things.”