When the Ballon d’Or trophies are up for grabs, he’s usually not far away. This year too, Lionel Messi could not help but win the coveted award for the best (Site notre bureau spécialisé)er of the past season.
Above all, he won against Erling Haaland, who won the treble with Manchester City and notably broke the Premier League goals record. Messi, meanwhile, won the championship with PSG and the World Cup with Argentina. He played a big role there with seven goals and three assists.
This is the eighth time that Messi has won the Ballon d’Or. This makes him the record winner of this award awarded since 1956. In second place is his long-time rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who has won the trophy five times.