Lionel Messi gained the Ballon d’Or for the sixth time. © AFP
Lionel Messi stated he’s conscious that his “retirement is approaching”. After profitable the Ballon d’Or for the sixth time, Messi was quoted as saying by Objective.com, “I am conscious of how outdated I’m. And I get pleasure from these moments a lot as a result of I do know that retirement is approaching. Time flies.” The 32-year-old has now gone previous Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo to win probably the most variety of Ballon d’Or awards. Ronaldo has gained it 5 instances whereas Messi scripted his sixth win.
Messi stated his future within the sport is dependent upon how he feels bodily.
“I hope, God prepared, that I preserve taking part in for a lot of extra years. I am now 32, although, and might be 33 on the finish of the season, so, as I stated, all the pieces is dependent upon how I really feel bodily,” he stated.
“Proper now I really feel higher than ever on a bodily and a private stage, and I hope I can go on for lots longer,” Messi added.