The Barcelona Super Star, Leo Messi has been captured smiling and jubilating like never before. This comes after Angel Di Maria scored the only goal against Brazil to get the Copa America trophy for the Argentina National team. This is the tenth time the Argentine Team has won this cup, the last one before this was in 2011.
Leo Messi has been criticized many times by some Argentines for not being able to win the World Cup and The Copa America for a very long time but winning this cup today has put a lot of smiles on the faces of the Argentines. Some football activists and fans have ticked Leo Messi, Christian Ronaldo, Ngoro Kante to win the next Balon D'Or. But Leo Messi winning the Copa America has triggered some Ghanaian fans to say that Leo Messi cannot be denied his seventh Balon D'Or.
The Argentina team knows what this cup means to the great man. Messi has won the Copa Del Rey, Copa America, scored 28 goals with 9 assists for Barca in Laliga last season and directly involved in 9 out of 12 goals to get Argentina gold by scoring 4 goals. In view of that, some of the fans are of the opinion that the Barcelona Star cannot be denied a seventh Balon D'Or. Check out reactions from some Ghanaians below:
Sports Journalist, George Addo Jnr reacted that:
"Surely you can't look beyond him for a seventh Balon D'Or
Copa del rey
28 goals (9 assists) for Barca in Laliga last season
Directly involved in 9 out of 12goals to get Argentina Gold (scored 4)
Juliet Bawuah of TV3 said that "Congrats again to Leo army".
Michael Oti Adjei also said that "The most important photo from the Copa America final. Leo Messi basking in the glory. That Argentina team knows what it means to the great man".
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