Sepp Blatter admitted he was "surprised" to see Lionel Messi voted the World Cup's best player.
Messi picked up the Golden Ball award after Argentina's 1-0 defeat by Germany in the World Cup final.
The 27-year-old scored four goals in the tournament, but failed to add to his tally in the knockout phase and was unable to influence the game against Germany.
"I was a little bit surprised to see Messi coming up as the best player in the competition," the Fifa president told a press conference.
Argentine Diego Maradona earlier said his compatriot did not deserve to win the accolade, claiming the decision was influenced by "marketing" decisions.
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