Lionel messi may have won the ballon d or on six occasions but according to organisers france football that isn t more than pele has. Iffhs gives 20 points to first place 19 to.
Messi a six time ballon d or winner was iffhs best playmaker in 2015 2017 and 2019 and has subsequently accumulated 174 over the last ten years.
Lionel messi premier ballon d or. Barcelona talisman lionel messi had a below par performance last season with the club failing to deliver on the big stage. Ballon d or race returns to 2021 after year s hiatus. Lionel messi has won more ballon d or trophies than any other footballer in history.
Messi s diminishing numbers meant that the camp nou outfit could not challenge for any major title. Lionel messi is arguably the greatest footballer of all time. You might think that messi holds the all time record with six.
Barcelona forward lionel messi has won the ballon d or award for the world s best player for a record sixth time. Lionel messi is the first men s footballer to win the ballon d or award for a sixth time while u s. Messi is now one ballon d or win ahead of cristiano ronaldo.
When the barcelona superstar s name was read out instead of virgil van dijk at the 2019 ceremony the argentine. European clubs hopes of signing lionel messi take a dent as historic fifth ballon d or finally settles. The barcelona legend has won the ballon d or a staggering six times and the champions league on four separate occasions.
His dismal performance has now set an unwanted record for the six time ballon d or winner. Lionel messi wins record fifth ballon d or and confirms intention to retire at barcelona. Star megan rapinoe took the top women s award.
The ballon d or has been largely dominated by lionel messi and cristiano ronaldo over the past decade. The sight of lionel messi holding the ballon d or trophy aloft is a pretty common.