Lionel Messi met striker Robert Lewandowski at the Laureus awards
At the Laureus awards gala being held in Paris, one of the most eagerly awaited images for Blaugrana fans took place. Robert Lewandowski and Lionel Messi have met at the celebration of these prestigious awards, giving rise to a photo that transmits excitement within the Barcelona fans.
The Argentinian star is the big favourite to win the award for the best male sportsman of the year, a category for which Kylian Mbappé, Stephen Curry, Rafa Nadal, Max Verstappen and Armand Duplantis are also nominated.
For his part, the Polish striker won the award last year and is attending the awards ceremony in person, taking advantage of the days off granted to them by Xavi.
Messi and Lewandowski have emerged over the last few seasons as the best strikers in Europe. Their goal-scoring rivalry has given the footballing world the chance to enjoy two spectacular players with a great ambition for goals.
In Europe's top competition, the Champions League, both players have produced performances to remember. Leo Messi has scored 129 goals in this competition, while the current Barça striker has 91 goals in the different editions of the Champions League.
Now, the Pole and the Argentine could meet next season at Barça, if Leo Messi finally signs for the Catalan giants.
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