icon Diego Maradona feels Lionel Messi did not deserve to win the
Golden Ball following his performances at the World Cup.
Barcelona star beat the likes of Thomas Muller, Arjen Robben and James
Rodriguez to the prestigious individual award after scoring four goals
in seven performances at this summer’s tournament and guiding his team
to the final, yet Maradona feels the 27-year-old only won it for
then went on to voice his disappointment with Argentina’s 1-0 defeat in
Sunday’s final against Germany following Mario Gotze’s goal in
things put together, I think Argentina deserved at least penalties.
That Germany won was the result of a misunderstanding in the Argentine
Alejandro Sabella’s decision to replace Ezequiel Lavezzi with Sergio
Aguero at half-time and argued that the Argentina boss got things wrong.
don’t understand the substitution of Lavezzi. He was phenomenal down
the wing. Kun Aguero didn’t have the same impact. It was not his