A series of photos of Messi and his son beaming to receive the Golden Ball for the 8th time

Lionel Messi and his son smiled brightly as they stepped onto the podium to receive the Golden Ball award for the 8th time in history on the night of October 30.

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Messi and his son smiled brightly as they stepped onto the podium to receive the prestigious title of the 2023 Golden Ball.

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Lionel Messi has won the eighth Ballon d’Or of his career.

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Messi surpasses Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe to become the player with the most Golden Balls of all time.

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The reason Messi continues to be honorable is because he played the leading role in helping Argentina win the 2022 World Cup.

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Messi first won the Golden Ball in 2009 while still playing for Barcelona.

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Speaking after winning his eighth Golden Ball, Messi announced that he will continue to play football “indefinitely”, with no set date to retire, even though he is 36 years old.

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Erling Haaland finished second behind Messi and won the Gerd Muller award with 56 goals last season for Man City and the Norwegian national team.

A series of photos of Messi and his son beaming to receive the Golden Ball for the 8th time - Photo 8.

Emiliano Martinez: Won the best goalkeeper award for helping Argentina win the 2022 World Cup.

A series of photos of Messi and his son beaming to receive the Golden Ball for the 8th time - Photo 9.

Jude Bellingham: Won the world’s best young player award in 2023.

A series of photos of Messi and his son beaming to receive the Golden Ball for the 8th time - Photo 10.

Aitana Bonmat√≠: Won the 2023 Women’s Golden Ball after helping Spain win the World Cup.

 

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