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Fans React As Organizers Snub Lionel Messi For Ballon d’Or 2022

Reactions have taken over social media as PSG and Argentine star Lionel Messi was not announced as one of the nominees for the prestigious Ballon d’Or award.

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Following the official announcement of the full list of nominees for the Ballon d’Or men’s player of the year award today, Friday, August 12, 2022, football fans have taken to social media to react to the exclusion of Lionel Messi on the list of nominees for this year.

The award ceremony which is scheduled to take place on the 17th of October 2022, saw the organisers name the 30 shortlisted players for the award.

Football fans noticed the absence of Lionel Messi and could not help but wonder why the Argentine did not make the short list.

Here are some of the reactions below:

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