Barcelona president Rosell says club proud of Messi recognition

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell says the club was proud of their presence at the Ballon d'Or ceremony. Lionel Messi beat Barca teammates Xavi and Andres Iniesta for the award.

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell says the club was proud of their presence at the Ballon d'Or ceremony.

Lionel Messi beat Barca teammates Xavi and Andres Iniesta for the award.

Rosell is proud that three Barca players made the final shortlist and says they all deserved the prize.

"All three of them deserved it - I would have been happy whoever won," he said. "It is a triumph for the club's model."

 
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