FIFA President Sepp Blatter Surprised Messi Won The Golden Ball Award

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Surprised Messi Won The Golden Ball Award

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Reports are out claiming that FIFA president Sepp Blatter insists he had no influence on the World Cup Golden Ball going to Barcelona midfielder Lionel Messi.

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The decision to name Argentina captain Messi as the World Cup’s best player has caused controversy, particularly as both parties are sponsored by adidas.

“What do you want: to tell the truth or be diplomatic?

“I’ll tell you the truth, I was surprised to see him elected and to pick up the award,” said Blatter.