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Lionel Messi to Attend The Best FIFA 2017 Event

Lionel Messi to Attend The Best FIFA 2017 Event

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, Sport reportedly will attend the 2017 FIFA Football Award event at Palladium London on Monday (23/10/2017) afternoon local time

Not only La Pulga, a number of El Barca players also attended the event. The Catalan squad troupe was led by club president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Lionel Messi with his wife, Antonella Roccuzzo, has departed for the City of London since Sunday (22/10/2017) afternoon Barcelona time. He was given the opportunity by Los Cules coach, Ernesto Valverde, to leave early.

For Messi, this is the first time to attend The Best FIFA Football Award. The captain of the Argentina national team along with the Barcelona players did not attend a similar event last year.

In an event that took place in Zurich, Switzerland, January 9, 2017, none of the El Barca players were present. Lionel Messi and his friends chose to stay in the City of Barcelona to prepare for Athletic Bilbao in the second leg 16 of the Copa del Rey, at Camp Nou, January 11, 2017.

Yet at that time, a number of Barcelona players included in the list FIFA FIFPro World11, namely Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Messi, and Luis Suarez. As for Messi ranks second in the category of The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016, under Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo.

In this year, Lionel Messi re-entry in the finalist nominee of The Best FIFA Men’s Player. Messi compete with Ronaldo and Neymar to win the FIFA World Player of the Year award.