Register Login Live

Bundesliga News

Lewandowski: Messi's Words Touched Me

After there was initial controversy surrounding Robert Lewandowski's view on Lionel Messi's comments about him at the latest Ballon d'Or ceremony, the Bayern Munich forward has now insisted he appreciated the Argentine's remarks.

Lewandowski Reflects On Ballon D'Or Loss To Messi

When accepting his 2021 Ballon d'Or prize at the ceremony in Paris last month, Messi took time to praise Lewandowski, whom he said should still be awarded the 2020 edition of the accolade.

France Football cancelled last year's prize due to the coronavirus pandemic, a decision that did not go down too well with supporters around the world, particularly as Lewandowski was the favourite to win it.

Here is the final 2021 Ballon d'Or top 10 ranking: 

There was then drama around Messi's words after various publications around Europe appeared to misinterpret comments made by the Poland international in response to what the Argentine had said.

Lewandowski, however, insisted he did not call the PSG attacker's remarks "empty", something he has done again in a recent interview.

"Messi's words towards me really touched me," he told Bild.

"They weren't empty words, it was a nice moment in my career.

"I only spoke a few words with Leo (one on one), because my Spanish is not that good.

Lewandowski To Be Handed Ballon D'Or?

"I spoke with Kylian (Mbappe) in English, he then translated for Leo. It was a great night."

Report: Martial Makes Decision On Next Club

Willian: I Wanted To Leave Arsenal After Three Months

Agent Slams AWOL Reports, Striker Owed Salary!


Top 5

Managers Who’ve Already Been Sacked This Season

1 Nov 08, 2021 12:26 PM in English Premier League

Khanye Lambasts Pirates For Impressive Mhango

41 Jan 18, 2022 10:51 AM in Orlando Pirates

7 Players Xavi Could Get Rid Of At Barca

5 Nov 09, 2021 01:26 PM in LaLiga

Usuthu Tie Down Two Stars?

11 Jan 18, 2022 04:25 PM in Siyagobhoza

Figo’s Figo – Bucs Star Goes Economic With Small Hatchback

7 Jan 21, 2022 10:31 AM in Stars & Their Cars

Robinho Sentenced To 9 Years In Jail

14 Jan 20, 2022 09:24 AM in World News

Bafana Ba Style – 5 Of Motsepe’s Most Stylish Moments

Jan 21, 2022 04:10 PM in Drip, Style & Swag

Gallery: Chiefs Get Busy With Camp In Cape Town

19 Jan 24, 2022 11:03 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Nigeria Coach Won't Be Paid Salary

16 Jan 21, 2022 06:26 PM in AFCON

Frustrated Bucs Supporters Join Planned March

20 Jan 18, 2022 04:17 PM in Orlando Pirates

'World Richest Footballer' Finds New Club

9 Dec 27, 2021 02:35 PM in World News

Nomandela: I Wanted To Play For Chiefs

48 Jan 19, 2022 11:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

All The Stadiums That Will Host Afcon Matches

2 Dec 10, 2021 07:29 PM in African Football