Haitham Farouk: Lionel Messi is the closest to winning the Ballon d'Or, not Mohamed Salah

Haitham Farouk, the former star of the Egyptian Zamalek team, revealed who is closest to winning the Ballon d'Or for 2021, the winner of which will be announced on Monday evening.

Haitham Farouk said, in statements to the "Koora Every Day" program broadcast on Al-Hayat channel, that it is difficult for Liverpool star Mohamed Salah to win the Golden Ball.

And the former Zamalek star added: "Lionel Messi, the French player of Paris Saint-Germain, is the closest to winning the Golden Ball, because of his victory in the Copa America with the Argentine national team."

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