Ronaldo chooses player who should win 2023 Ballon d’Or between Messi, Haaland

Brazil legend, Ronaldo Nazario has disclosed the footballer he wants to win this year’s Ballon d’Or between Argentina captain, Lionel Messi and and Norway’s Erling Haaland.

Messi, Haaland and Paris Saint-Germain star, Kylian Mbappe are among the favourites to win the Ballon d’Or this year.

Ahead of the much anticipated announcement of the winner for the 2023 Ballon d’Or which will be done next week, Ronaldo had a chat where he said he wants Messi to win

He explaind that Messi deserves to win the award “without any doubt” after guiding the Argentina national team to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

According to TNT Sports, Ronaldo said; “The Ballon d’Or should go to him [Lionel Messi], without a doubt. What Messi did in the World Cup was special. It reminded me of the campaigns of Pelé and Maradona.”

Apart from winning the World Cup, Messi also clinched the French Super Cup and Ligue 1 title with Paris Saint-Germain.

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Nigerian superstar singer, David Adeleke Davido said he prefers Portugal striker, Cristiano Ronaldo over his Argentina counterpart, Lionel Messi.

The musician cited ‘discipline’ as the reason he supports Cristiano Ronaldo over the Argentina star in the G.O.A.T debate.

Davido spoke on his preference when being questioned at Professional Footballers Association awards, after his performance with a medley of his songs when the awards marked its 50th anniversary.

The 30-year-old music executive was asked by GOAL about his thoughts on the greatest footballer of all time debate between Ronaldo and Messi, the singer said, “Cristiano for me, he is very, very disciplined.

“You know, and to have that kind of success and to be so disciplined at the same time is something I’ve always admired about him. I like both of them. But, I personally, I’m a Ronaldo guy.”

Meanwhile, CorrectNG reported earlier that Ronaldo said the rivalry with Messi is over having both already “changed the history of football.”