The Golden Ball is on its way to this star..Mohamed Salah is forbidden to carry it for 3 reasons

A referendum conducted by the Spanish newspaper "Marca" revealed that Argentine star Lionel Messi, who moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, is the most likely candidate to win the Ballon d'Or award, which is given annually to the best player in the world, after receiving 34% of the votes, surpassing the French Karim Benzema. The Real Madrid striker ranked second in the poll, with 26 percent of the vote, then Poland's Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich's top scorer, with 11 percent.

The 34-year-old Messi's nomination for a seventh golden ball in his history comes after he won the King's Cup with Barcelona, ​​before leading Argentina to crown the Copa America, the first tournament he won with "Tango", and "Flea" scored 40 goals, during In 2021, in addition to 14 assists in 48 matches with Barcelona, ​​Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentina national team.

And the newspaper monitored a surprising statement from another candidate for the award, the Italian Jorginho, who won the European Nations Cup with his country, and the European Champions League with Chelsea, as he admitted that Messi deserved to win it, and Jorginho said: “If I win the Golden Ball instead of Messi. It would be a scandal, he should always win."

It is noteworthy that Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema, Jorginho and Lewandowski are among the most prominent candidates to win the Ballon d'Or, the winner of which will be announced in Paris on November 29.

The nominations for the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah seem weak to win the award because his current brilliance is for three fundamental reasons, the first is that he did not achieve any group championship with Liverpool last season, and the second is that Salah did not win a title with his country Egypt, and the third is that he did not achieve any collective throws.

But this does not mean that Salah was not a strong candidate to win the Golden Ball next season in light of his unparalleled brilliance, as if he achieved a championship with Liverpool and continued his brilliance with the team in European stadiums, he would be one of the first players strongly nominated to carry it.

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