The gold ball, I rigged?
The Al-Jazeera chain today denounced irregularities in the Ballon d'Or votes, highlighting that the Czech captain, Tomas Rosicky, and the Brazilian, Thiago Silva, they did not vote for Leo Messi as FIFA reflected in the final vote.
“I voted for Balotelli, but FIFA gave my vote to Messi”, Rosicky said. In the same terms, PSG central Thiago Silva expressed himself: “Say I vote to Balotelli, but according to FIFA, if you tell it to Messi. It is very sad”.
The FIFA version is collected by Eurosport: “It's a false rumor. We have been warned about what happened in Italy and the Czech Republic. We have made the relevant checks and we can confirm what was published after the Ballon d'Or ceremony. Everything is perfectly correct, are the correct documents. Everyone is free to interpret why some do not remember who they voted for…”.