SPEECH OF THE '10'

Messi: "it goes approaching the withdrawal, but still remain years to keep enjoying"

Published:2/12/2019 - 22:38h

Updated:3/12/2019 - 00:50h

Seconds after receiving the sixth Golden Ball of his career, Leo Messi pronounced a speech in which he ensured that this type of moments are increasingly special for him

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The prognoses did not fail and Leo Messi, that arrived to Paris at most favourite to conquer the Balloon of Gold 2019, finish doing this Monday with the sixth award of his career futbolística. The rosarino knows what means to have six Balloons of Gold in his have, and could him see especially thrilled after seeing the video in which his wife and his children congratulated him by the prize.

Minutes afterwards, when Drogba gave him the microphone, Messi pronounced one of the longest speeches that remember him . It wanted to appreciate first the votes to the journalists and, afterwards, agreed so much of his family as of the people that always has accompanied him in the best club of the world. "Before that at all I want to appreciate to the journalists that voted and that did me merecedor of this prize", began the '10'.

"It is a prize to the work and gives a lot of strength to follow, although it is truth that do not do me fault the individual recognitions"

"Obviously to my mates, tando of the club as of the selection that have done me happen a magnificent year further to win or lose. Thank you very much, obviously they are part of this recognition. As we saw in the video, ten years ago received my first Balloon of Gold here in Paris. I agree me that I came with my three brothers, I were 22 years old and was all unthinkable for me all what was living", pronounced Messi in front of the hundreds of souls that filled the Theatre Chatelet of Paris.

"Today, 10 years afterwards, touches me receive the sixth in a moment totally different, very special in my personal life, with my woman and my three children, that have the luck that accompany me beside my brother and one of so many nephews that have". To sportive level, Leo Messi never has left to dream with high heights, although it never arrived to imagine that it would arrive until this moment.

"I am conscious of the age that have and these moments enjoy a lot of more because it goes approaching the moment of the withdrawal..."

"As it said my woman in the message, in all this time never left to dream, to follow wanting to grow, to follow improving day in day out and overcoat follow enjoying of the football, that thank heaven can enjoy of what love since had one or two years. God want to that they remain me several years more to enjoy it". Afterwards, it recognised that little by little it approaches the year in that it hang the boots, although still it gives several years of margin.

"I am conscious of the age that have and these moments enjoy a lot of more because it goes approaching the moment of the withdrawal and is difficult, repeat, although they remain me years more. Parce That the time flies and raisin all very fast. I expect to follow enjoying of the football, of my family and of all what touches me live", said. To personal level, is happy by how has passed his career up to now, and by his familiar situation. "I am happy of what touches me live to personal level, and in the sportive attempt surpass me every year and try follow working to follow improving, never conform me".

Messi, proud by the prize and with win of more

"The individual prizes are a very beautiful recognition but always are secondary, the important are the aims to level grupal and this try to do every year, prepare me to struggle by everything, there are times that can and others no", recalcó. And it showed proud by the fact to having represented during all these years the shield of the FC Barcelona. "It is a pride be part of the history of this, of the history of my club which so much master, to be one of the best teams of the world and be part of the history of this club, for a Barcelona to the that the recognitions to individual level, like the Balloons of Gold of the past, do that the club keep on being but big still".

In back statements to 'Barça TV', Messi added that "the truth is that I am very appreciated by this recognition, by the affection of the people of Barcelona, a special day by all what means this recognition and very happy and with win to enjoy it with the family". And it ensured that the Balloon of Gold 2019 is a prize to the big work made up to now. "It is a prize to the work and gives a lot of strength to follow even more although it is truth that do not do me fault the individual recognitions to follow working in the research of important aims to level of group. We will try it a year more, as always, and ojalá have luck", concluded in reference to the Champions League. Messi follows winning, but his ambition does not finish .

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