Ballon d’Or 2023 Embarrasment as Inter Miami congratulate Messi with wrong trophy
Inter Miami on Monday night, congratulated Lionel Messi with the wrong Ballon d’Or trophy.
The MLS side posted a video clip on the X app after Messi won a record 8th Ballon d’Or.
However, a big error was noticed as they used the wrong trophy in the viral clip.
The FIFA trophy shown has not been used since 2015.
— Inter Miami CF (@InterMiamiCF) October 30, 2023
Regardless, it’s a classy congratulations from the Herons, and despite the error, nothing can be taken away from the celebratory moment.
To make it even more memorable, Inter Miami co-owner and ex-England star David Beckham was the honored guest to hand the Argentine the trophy on stage.