Messi Once Again Win ‘Best Player of the Year Award’

Messi wins fifth best player of the year award

Lionel Messi has been win the best player of the year award  for a fifth time in his illustrious and trophy-laden career.

28-year old Messi, who won the award four times in a row from 2009, was instrumental in Barcelona’s trophy -filled 2015 and an unprecedented fifth accolade was almost a certainty in Zurich.

He scored 52 goals in the year and was key to helping Barca to the La Liga, Spanish Cup and Champions League treble.

After receiving the award from former Brazil international Kaka, who was the last player other than Messi and Ronaldo to win the accolade in 2007, the diminutive Argentina international said: “It’s a very special moment for me to be back here on this stage, winning again another Ballon d’Or after watching from the front row Cristiano win it for the past two years.


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