Robert Lewandowski has congratulated Lionel Messi on winning his seventh Ballon d’Or award. The Bayern Munich star also tipped his hat to Alexia Putellas, the winner of the women’s Ballon d’Or award, as well as all other nominated players.
France Football named Lionel Messi as the winner of this year’s Ballon d’Or award. The Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) superstar finished with 613 points, while runner-up Robert Lewandowski amassed 580.
Despite the disappointing loss, Lewandowski took to social media to congratulate Lionel Messi on winning his seventh Ballon d’Or award. Lewandowski also expressed his gratitude towards Bayern Munich and the fans for their support.
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“To start, I would like to congratulate Lionel Messi Ballon d’Or Winner.
I want to thank every single journalist who voted for me, and believed that my achievements were important in 2021.
I won Striker Of The Year Award and no player can win an individual award without the strongest team and loyal fans behind him. And for me it’s no different. I want to thank my club Bayern Munich for the platform they’ve given me to succeed and to achieve my dreams. I want to thank my teammates from the Polish National Team and from Bayern Munich. I also want to thank my fans for supporting me every single day it means a lot to me.
And the most important thing, huge thanks to my family.
thank you Mom, thank you Anna – you are the love of my life and my best friend, thanks to my sister Milena and to my friends and management team for the continuous support, the foundation of my achievements.