Ballon D'Or

Messi reveals Ballon D'Or voting plans

November 2, 2012
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Lionel Messi says he will give a vote to Argentina team-mate Sergio Aguero in this year's FIFA Ballon D'Or competition, but that his first choices will be Barcelona clubmates Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta.

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As albiceleste captain, Messi has a say in the awarding of the prize along with fellow international captains, the coaches from FIFA's 209 member countries and 49 journalists from France Football magazine.

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