Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or award in Paris on Monday night ahead of Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo.
Lionel Messi becomes the first player in footballing history to win the Ballon d’Or 6 times starting from (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019). Messi scored 40 goals this calendar year and registering a further 17 assists in all competitions. Messi has an average of a goal or assist every 61.7 minutes. He also won his tenth La Liga trophy and a Supercopa de Espana