Polish striker Robert Lewandowski attacks Messi in harsh terms, after the Argentine player's statement after receiving the award for the best player in the world, Lewandowski broke his silence with this press interview.
Polish star Lewandowski attacks Messi in harsh terms after his last statement.
Lewandowski breaks his silence and attacks Messi
Hence, France Football magazine crowned Argentine star Lionel Messi with the Ballon d'Or award for the best player in the world for 2021, beating Polish star Robert Lewandowski, who ranked eighth, a week ago in a grand ceremony in the French capital, Paris.
But Robert Lewandowski's loss of this award, sparked a great controversy, as many experts believe that the Polish star was deserving of the award, due to his remarkable brilliance during the year, breaking all the scoring numbers and his distinctive prominence during all the matches he played.
Comparing Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi vs Robert Lewandowski
Remarkably and surprisingly, Lewandowski attacked Lionel Messi, who stated during receiving the award, that Lewandowski was entitled to it in 2020 when it was canceled due to the Corona pandemic.
Also, Lewandowski said in an interview with the Polish channel "Canal Sportofim": "I would have liked if the official statements of the great player Messi were tactful and honest and not empty words."
Hence, Messi had said in front of the audience upon receiving the award: "I would like to mention Robert, it was a real honor to compete with him. I think France Football should give you the Ballon d'Or for 2020, you deserved it."
Through this, Lewandowski revealed his feelings about the loss: "I can't deny that I feel sad. Being close to the award and competing with Lionel Messi and then losing is sad." With Messi, he shows me the high level I have reached today."