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Man City striker Aguero denies criticising Messi

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has denied saying Barcelona captain Lionel Messi was undeserving of being crowned Ballon d'Or winner.

Quotes attributed to Aguero suggested the winner should come from a player featuring in the Champions League final.

"I don't like to speak out and clarify things but when words have been attributed to me that I never said, I have to," Aguero tweeted.

"Just so it's clear, and I've always said this, but as long as Messi continues to play, he deserves the Ballon d'Or."

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