Germany World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus has slammed the Ballon d'Or voting.
"Honestly, I don't understand anything anymore," said Matthaus.
"With all due respect to Messi and the other great players named, none deserved it as much as Lewandowski."
Bayern chief exec Oliver Kahn also said in reaction: "Even without the Ballon d'Or, Lewy made it to the Olympus of soccer greats a long time ago.
"He will continue to be a candidate (for the Ballon d'Or) in the coming years."
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