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Ibra: Messi should not win Ballon d'Or

October 2, 2012
By ESPN staff
Zlatan Ibrahimovic does not believe that his former Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi deserves to win this year's FIFA Ballon d'Or.

Messi, 25, the current holder of the award and three-time winner, hit a remarkable 72 goals for his club last season and is widely recognised as the best footballer in the world.

However, Ibrahimovic, 30, believes Barca's disappointing season last term, that saw them miss out on the Champions League and La Liga, should count against the player - ...

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