For the 6th time, Lionel Messi is Best FIFA Men’s player of the year as he clinched the award at the Best FIFA awards 2019.
Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo were his closest competitors but records show that The Barcelona star scored more league goals than anyone else in Europe last season.
Messi 36 times as he helped the Spanish side win another La Liga title.
This latest award makes Messi one step ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, his greatest rival. Speaking after the award, Lionel Messi vows to help Barcelona bounce back.