Lionel Messi become the first player to win 6 Ballon d’Or
Barcelona Forward Lionel Messi keep a record of sixth Ballon d’Or in Paris on Monday night ahead of Van Djik and Ronaldo.
Messi is the first player to win 6 Ballon d’Or in Football history(2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019).
The argentine moved one clear ahead of Ronaldo after the pair had been locked on five awards each as he reclaim the tittle he last won in 2015, with the Portuguese claiming the two subsequent gong and Luka Modric surprisingly picked the award last year to end the 10 years dominance of the two footballing icons.
Messi did finish as the top scorer in Europe and in both Champions League and La Liga, and has already picked up another individual prize in form of FIFA’s ‘The Best Men’s award’.
Congratulations Lionel Messi..