Chelsea defender Filipe Luis has slated Barcelona star Lionel Messi and the Ballon d’Or…
Chelsea defender Filipe Luis has launched a surprising attack on the Ballon d’Or, causing it a political prize that Lionel Messi does not deserved to win, according to reports on Goal.com.
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The Barcelona and Argentina star is one of three remaining nominees, alongside favourite Cristiano Ronaldo and German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, but has had an indifferent year by his own high standards.
“Messi is one of the most talented players I’ve faced, if not the best, but I don’t think he’s had a season to deserve the Ballon d’Or,” Filipe Luis told reporters. “Although it seems a political prize, Cristiano has done far more than anyone else to win.”
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