SportsTalk reported on October 31 that the 2023 Golden Globe Award was announced. Messi won the eighth Golden Ball in his career.
In an interview, Messi said: “It is always special to attend this award ceremony and win an award. I have lived in this country for two years. I have great friends and memories here and it’s always a pleasure to come here. Is it special to win the Golden Ball after winning the World Cup? Of course. The World Cup is a special event because it is associated with winning, This is the title that everyone desires most. For me and my Argentinian colleagues, this is a dream come true.”
“Win the Ballon d’Or after the 2026 World Cup? No, I won’t think about the distant future. As I just said, I will enjoy every day of life and everything that awaits us. We are already looking forward to the America’s Cup, I am aware of my feelings every day.”