Mateo Messi could not management his pleasure as Lionel Messi went on stage to choose up his award. © Twitter
As Lionel Messi obtained his sixth Ballon d’Or award on Monday evening, his youthful son Mateo’s cute response confirmed who his greatest fan actually is. Because the digital camera panned to Mateo after Messi was introduced the winner of the celebrated award, the four-year-old is seen excitedly bouncing up and down on his seat, his face lit up with glee. He tugs at an older child sitting subsequent to him, who appears to be like far much less , however that does nothing to carry down Mateo’s pleasure.
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When your dad turned the 2019 Ballon d’Or ! #ballondor pic.twitter.com/E1WMm0fkCT
— #BallondOr (@francefootball) December 2, 2019
Whereas Mateo has constructed up a fame for trolling his father and brother – he celebrates Actual Madrid targets at house to bother Thiago and whereas taking part in soccer with Messi, he says he’s Liverpool as they beat Barcelona – he proved that deep down, he was the happiest for his father.
Messi moved previous Cristiano Ronaldo and he now has the best variety of Ballon d’Or awards in historical past.
“It is 10 years since I won my first Ballon d’Or here in Paris and I remember coming here with my three brothers, I was 22 and it was all unthinkable for me what I was going through,” Messi stated on stage after receiving the award from final yr’s winner Luka Modric.
“I hope I have several years left to keep enjoying my football. I am aware of the age I have and these moments are all the more enjoyable because the moment when I have to retire is getting closer and that is difficult,” the Argentine star added.
“All going well I’ll have several years left but at the moment time seems to be flying and everything is happening very quickly. I hope to keep enjoying my football, my family, facing my rivals and all of this life that I have,” Messi stated.
Lionel Messi beat Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo to the award.