“So undeserved“: Lionel Messi wins best foreign player in Ligue 1 amid salty French scrutiny

Lionel Messi is the greatest soccer player in the world and inspiration of many youngsters. He created many records in his career and won glorious awards as well. Many people said after winning the 2022 World Cup in Qatar last year, the Argentine goat completes soccer.

He won second the Golden Ball award in the World Cup in 2014. Messi is a player whose legacy can not be expressed with words as he has many honours and achievements in his Keister.

The seven times Ballon d’Or winner again win a great award before heading towards his 8th Ballon d’Or legacy. 

Many soccer stars came and went but non made such an impact like Messi did in the game. He helped his nation to touch the Golden trophy of the World Cup after Maradona since 1986.  

Lionel Messi wins Ligue 1 best foreign player award

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi continues his legacy as he adds another award to his tally. Recently the player joined Inter Miami to face a new challenge in the MLS.

A few days ago Messi left the city of the Eiffel Tower after spending 2 years. However, two seasons with the Persians are not much memorable for him. PSG signed him to win the Champions League glory but he was not been able to do so.

Messi made a great impact on the club and created a nightmare-attacking trio with the Frenchman Kylian Mbappe and Brazilian star Neymar. In Paris, Leo won 2 Ligue 1 and 1 French Super Cup.

During his time in Paris, Messi played 75 matches and scored 32 goals along with 35 assists. Last season has played 32 matches for the club in Ligue 1 and 7 matches in UEFA Champions League. 

Where he scored 16 goals in Ligue and 4 goals in the Champions League. Due to his 16 goals and 16 assists he won the best foreign player award in the tournament. This trophy increases his individual trophy cabinet to 55. 

This prize is awarded by the French association to the foreign player who made a great impact on their respective club in the domestic league and help the side to win the title  .

Messi also became the top assistant provider in the competition.

French soccer community slams the decision

As many believed that winning the award is not deserved by the Argentine maestro. Messi was not deserved to be the best player foreign in the league. As per the reports suggest many commented that any other player deserves the award instead of Messi.

Messi didn’t manage to score many goals for PSG in Ligue 1 as his French teammate won the top scorer award in the league. Although Messi provide all the important 16 assists in the competition, that was not enough to win the award. 

Do you think Messi deserves this award or not? tell us your thought in the comment box.  



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