Leo Messi was awarded the prestigious Ballon d'Or trophy on Monday. The FC Barcelona forward was recognised for his form during the calendar year, and lifts the award for a record sixth time. No play in the history of football has won the coveted prize as many times as him.
Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk, and Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus FC to top spot.
The Argentine continues to dominate in LaLiga Santander with his unique talent. In 2019, he helped FC Barcelona to the title and also shone in other competitions both at club and international level. At 32, his performances are still as dazzling ever, as proved by this trophy which award for the world's best footballer in 2019.
Es indudable la gran temporada que ha realizado el ariete argentino junto a su equipo, que le ha valido para hacerse con títulos colectivos como individuales. La temporada 2018/19 fue especial para el futbolista, donde conquistó LaLiga Santander y fue el máximo asistente con 15 pases de gol y el segundo máximo goleador con 36 tantos. En la presente temporada, Messi suma un total de 9 dianas y cinco asistencias.