Former France and Paris Saint-Germain women’s defender, Laure Boulleau has made her pick between Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe for this year’s Ballon d’Or award.
The 2023 Ballon d’Or winner will be announced by France Football at the magnificent Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on October 30.
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Messi, Haaland and Mbappe are three of the strongest contenders for the prestigious award.
However, Boulleau said that Haaland is the most likely to win the award ahead of Messi and Mbappe
The 36-year-old told The Team (as per French Football Weekly): “I will say Haaland, Messi and Mbappe,” before adding “Haaland in one.”
The Ballon d’Or is chosen by 100 journalists from the 100 top FIFA countries, who are invited to select their five best players from a 30-man shortlist.