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Lionel Messi Wins Ballon d’Or For The 6th Time

Lionel Messi Ballon d'Or

Lionel Messi has being crowned the 2019 winner of the prestigious Ballon d’Or award making him the first player in the awards history to win the award six (6) time ahead of Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and five times award winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

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“I would like to thank all of the journalists who voted for me and wanted me to have this prize,” said Messi after picking up the award in Paris on Monday night alongside his two sons and wife.

“Thank you so much to my colleagues who have actually contributed a lot to this prize. It is amazing, thank you so much.”

The Argentine player was involved in 63 goals in total in the past 12 months for both club and country, including 46 goals and 17 assists as the playmaker helped Barca to retain their La Liga crown.

2019 Ballon d’Or top 10

Lionel Messi
Virgil van Dijk
Cristiano Ronaldo
Sadio Mane
Mohamed Salah
Kylian Mbappe
Alisson
Robert Lewandowski
Bernardo Silva
Riyad Mahrez

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