Messi deserved a better place on Ballon dOr shortlist


first_imgAccording to the Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde, his player is better than just the “fifth” top player of the worldLionel Messi ended up fifth on the final shortlist for the Ballon d’Or.And for Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde, he deserved more.“We congratulate Modric for the Ballon d’Or, but Messi in fifth place is an absurdity,” he was quoted by The Sports Mole.FC Barcelona, Valencia CFMatch Preview: Barcelona vs Valencia Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 Is derby time in La Liga, as Barcelona welcomes Valencia to the Camp Nou Stadium tonight at 21:00 (CET).“It is good to point out that these games are difficult because you have things to lose,” Valverde added about the match against Cultural Leonesa.“It’s a meaningful match for Cultural, but they have dropped off a bit in their league.”“These are difficult games, but we hope to give our supporters a victory,” he added.last_img