Messi vs Haaland: The Ballon d’Or Debate

Lionel Messi vs Erling Haaland: The Ballon d’Or Debate

The 30-man shortlist for the 2022/23 Ballon d’Or has been announced with some surprising features and shocking exclusions. The biggest talking point, of course, is who is going to win this esteemed accolade. It appears to be a two-horse race between World Cup winner Lionel Messi, and Treble titan, Erling Haaland. Many are suggesting that Messi should claim his 8th Golden Ball, but the argument of Haaland cannot go unnoticed.

The transfer window is officially closed and many teams have “splashed the cash” to beef up their squads. Former Mamelodi Sundowns and Sheffield Wednesday goalie Sean Roberts and Soccer Laduma international News Correspondent, Kamogelo Motcewane unpack and outline some of the best transfers, whilst explaining why some players make their respective list of flops!

On the latest episode of the International News Desk, former Mamelodi Sundowns and Sheffield Wednesday goalie Sean Roberts breaks down the best and worst transfer of the season thus far with Soccer Laduma international News Correspondent, Kamegelo Motcewane. The lads unpack the race for the Ballon d”or and also break down the ongoing beef between Manchester United Superstar Jadon Sancho and coach Eric ten Hag!
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