Lewandowski has reacted to Messi’s assertion on the 2020 Ballon d’Or, after the argentine said that the polish striker ought to be given his award.
Bayern Munich prolific striker Robert Lewandowski has reacted to Lionel Messi’s assertion as regards being given the 2020 Ballon d’or trophy.
Lionel Messi, who nabbed the 2021 Best Player within the World award for an historic seventh time, urged that the organisers of the award ought to honour Lewandowski with the 2020 Ballon d’Or award he missed because of the pandemic. In his acceptance speech for the 2021 Ballon d’Or, Messi mentioned:
I want to point out Robert Lewandowski, it’s been an actual honour to compete with you.
Everyone is aware of and we agree that you just had been the winner final yr.
I feel France Football ought to award you your 2020 Ballon d’Or – you deserve it and it’s best to have it at residence.
Recall that the aim poacher had a wonderful season in 2020, however because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the award was cancelled, denying Lewandowski an opportunity to be named one of the best participant on the earth as he was an apparent favorite.
Following Messi’s touch upon the 2020 award, Lewandowski has responded to it, stating that he hopes Messi’s feedback are real and never that the Argentine is merely enjoying as much as the cameras after many questions surrounded Messi’s current win. Lewandowski mentioned:
I’m not that smitten by getting the 2020 award.
I would love it [Messi’s statement] to be a honest and courteous assertion from an ideal participant and never simply empty phrases.