Messi Wins 2019 Ballon D’Or
Barcelona and Argentina striker, Lionel Messi won the men’s category of the 2019 Ballon D’Or held on Monday night at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, France.
He defeated Liverpool and Dutch defender, Virgil Van Dijk as well as his eternal rival, Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus and Portugal to clinch the coveted award.
Following the win, football fans in Nigeria and across the World have taken to Twitter to react. See some of their thoughts:
— Billionaire Ambition 🙏🏿 (@Datgreatnigga) December 3, 2019
C. Ronaldo would forever be a best player even if a filthy award wasn’t given to him. Football is not all the games you win but about personality, self esteem and sense of humor on which Ronaldo has gathered all. #BallonDor2019 pic.twitter.com/PhH50XGa21
— ibrerheem 🇺🇲🇳🇬 (@ibroti24) December 3, 2019
— FCBN (@mattujung) December 3, 2019
“I don’t care about the winner of the #BallonDor2019 , I know who the Goat is, Ronaldo is my goat ”
— Online bestie (@the_lopetee) December 2, 2019
— Gestapo Ces😈 (@CesEstrella) December 3, 2019
— Mohammed Dewji MO (@moodewji) December 3, 2019
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 3, 2019