Leo Messi was named Time’s 2023 Sportsman of the Year

Time Magazine has named Lionel Messi 2023 Sportsman of the Year. The 36-year-old footballer, striker and captain of Inter Miami and the Argentine national team, a year ago won the World Cup in Qatar as well as having won eight golden balls And six golden shoes. In 2020, he was included in the Ballon d’Or Dream Team, a selection of the best footballers ever published by the transalpine magazine France Football.

Before leaving the Catalan team in 2021, Leo Messi had played his entire professional career for Barcelona. Then the 2-year period at PSG.

As Time writes, “With the Messi Effect at its peak and the United States already considered a contender ahead of the 2026 World Cup in its homeland, America should be able to give it its all against the best national teams for decades to come.”

On November 10 last year, at the Noche d’Or organized by Inter Miami after the eighth Ballon d’Or win of his career, Messi himself stated: “What I want to say to my fans is the same thing I have said before. “ I have arrived: great days await us, we will compete against each other to continue to win trophies and have fun.”

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