'Messi's 6 Ballon d'Ors is annoying'


Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri says Lionel Messi winning the Ballon d'Or more times than Cristiano Ronaldo is 'annoying'.

Messi, 32, lifted the Golden Ball for a record sixth time in December, moving him one ahead of the Juventus club-record signing.

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Ronaldo finished third in 2019, behind Messi and Virgil van Dijk despite winning Serie A and captaining Portugal to the inaugural UEFA Nations League title.

And Sarri admits he wants to help the 34-year-old win the most coveted individual honour in world football once again.

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Scroll through the gallery below to see where Ronaldo ranks amongst Europe's highest scorers this season

"I would like to help Cristiano win the sixth Ballon d'Or first," Sarri said after their Copa Italia win, as per Sky Italia.

"It's really annoying thinking that someone won more [Ballons d'Or] than him. I think about him and I think helping him, it is my goal and the goal of the team. It is right for him."

Ronaldo has been in supreme form this season scoring 14 league goals in 16 games, moving ahead of Messi in the top 10 for the European Golden Shoe.