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Newcastle captain Coloccini: Messi deserves Ballon d'Or

Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini insists Barcelona star Lionel Messi deserves the Ballon d'Or.

Coloccini is backing his fellow Argentine for the gong.

"If they have to give it to the best player in the world, they have to give it to Messi. He is by far the best player in the world - he's a one-off," he told Marca.

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