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Fifa Accused Of Rigging Votes To Help Lionel Messi 

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FIFA’s The Greatest voting system has been accused of being rigged after a number of nations tabled complaints.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi pipped Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo, of Juventus, to the gong on Monday evening.

The nationwide group coach, captain and a journalist from every nation will get one vote in every class.

Nonetheless, Sudan’s coach Zdravko Lugarisic and Nicaragua’s Juan Barrera have alleged their ballots don’t symbolize what they really submitted.

Barrera is reported to have mentioned: “I didn’t vote for Messi. I used to be stunned to be on the record of captains who voted for Messi and there’s no clarification the way it appeared there.”

Lugarisic was additionally listed as voting for Messi as his first selection however he has taken a screenshot to point out he opted for Liverpool ahead Mohamed Salah.

Nonetheless FIFA insist the paperwork submitted by the Nicaraguan and Sudanese FAs have been printed accurately and arrived with official stamps. They’ve contacted the 2 FAs to inquire on the matter.

In the meantime, the Egyptian Soccer Federation declare their votes, by coach Shawki Ghareeb and captain Ahmed Elmohamady, weren’t included within the outcomes.

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