The day before the announcement of the name of the star crowned Golden Ball, the best footballer in the world in 2019, British press leaks came out that Argentine star Lionel Messi, the winner of the award this year.
The best awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on Monday at a grand ceremony in France, hosted by France Football magazine, which has the idea of awarding the Golden Ball to the best player in the world.
The newspaper "Mirror" British, a leaked classification of social networking sites for players nominated for the award, led by Messi, which means winning the award.
HereThere is a 'leaked Ballon d'Or rankings' list leaked by an anonymous source earlier on Twitter today, in which Messi wins the award. pic.twitter.com/Uifzhxa5ov- Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) November 30, 2019
According to the leaked rankings, Messi leads with 446 points, with Liverpool stars dominating the following positions, with Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk in second place with 382 points, followed by Egyptian star Mohamed Salah (179 points), Alison Baker and Sadio Mani came in the positions V and VI respectively.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, who has won the Golden Ball five times, finished fourth behind Salah with 133 points.
If the leaks come, Messi will be the most football star in the world to win the Golden Ball with six times, surpassing his Portuguese rival Ronaldo.