Mesut Ozil recently admitted he wants to – and believes he can – win the Ballon d’Or over the next few seasons and emulate the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
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But unfortunately for the German, Twitter doesn’t share his sense of optimism.
See the best of the reaction below:
@guardian If Ballon d’or is some reward at the end of a night club party’s game, well he might. Absolutely.
— Ludovic Lambert (@lud_lamb) March 25, 2015
Ozil: “Premier League is constantly giving me bruises but now I’m fit and stronger, I want to win the Balon d’Or.” OHGAWD. — iMallu Mata (@NaanumEngineer) March 25, 2015
So Özil wants to ‘hold the Balon d’Or in [his] hands’. Well I’m sure if he asks Messi nicely…http://t.co/KKbhwPwG77
— Eoin Price (@eoin_price) March 25, 2015
What is this obsession Madrid and former Madrid players have with the Ballon D’Or?
— Diana Kristinne (@DianaKristinne) March 25, 2015
Özil: ‘I’m convinced I can win the Ballon D’Or in the next few years’. You’ll have to play a LOT better and with a LOT more desire, Mesut!
— Guilherme Parmera (@gparmera) March 25, 2015