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Suarez – Messi’s FIFA shortlist exclusion means nothing
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Suarez – Messi’s FIFA shortlist exclusion means nothing

  Barcelona forward and Uruguay international Luis Suarez believes that Lionel Messi's absence from FIFA's three-man Best Player shortlist means nothing. It can be recalled that Lionel Messi was excluded from the three-man shortlist which includes Mohammed Salah, Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo. According to Suarez in a chat with ESPN FC, Messi's exclusion from the list won't downgrade the previous awards he has won as well as his present and future achievements in the game. “I don't think that any award [Messi] does or doesn't win takes anything away from what he has won and what he keeps on achieving” “It's just like when I was scoring goals and deserved (to win) things, I was above all that. You prove yourself by working hard, with what you do in every game. REA...