Lionel Messi Wins The Sixth Ballon d’Or Award.

Lionel Messi Wins Sixth Ballon d’Or Award.

10 years after winning his first Ballon d’Or, the Barcelona and Argentina star was awarded the coveted trophy for a record sixth time in Paris. 10 years after winning his first and a day after scoring a magnificent winner against Atletico Madrid to go top of La Liga, Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi won his sixth Ballon d’Or at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on Monday.

FIFA Ballon d’Or 2019

As a result, he now surpasses Cristiano Ronaldo to become all-time winner of the coveted award.

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Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk, who won the Champions League last season, which included a remarkable comeback against Barcelona, came second. From a team perspective, it was a rollercoaster 2018/2019 for Messi as the Argentine failed to win the Champions League and Copa America, but he did win the league and was top scorer both in Spain and Europe his sixth Golden Shoe with 36 goals.

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