Lionel Messi staked a strong claim for his seventh Ballon d’or award with his outstanding performance against Uruguay this weekend.
Messi scored a brilliant goal in the 3-0 win for Argentina, but his overall performance was what got fans talking on Twitter.
Jalapeño: “Just clocked that Messi’s highlights vs Uruguay were better than Jorginho’s Ballon d’Or comp by France football”
2022 Gyimifourrr: “Messi performance against Uruguay Ballon d’or no. 7”
Sunday Jimoh Matthew: “People asking the contender for Ballon d’Or should go and watch Argentina vs Uruguay right now! Messi is a complete baller, the rightful winner of Ballon d’or 2021… Pure joy to watch. A goal already not like one bro with 6.7 rating with Poland.”
MC: “Messi’s 7th Ballon d’Or is completely locked.”