Messi wins his 6th Ballon d’Or

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    Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi has won his 6th Ballon d’Or award.

    Messi came in ahead of Virgil van Djik (Liverpool), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) and Sadio Mane (Liverpool).

    He received the award from last year’s winner, Luka Modric.

    His children, particularly Matteo, were ecstatic!

    Messi scored 46 goals and notched 17 assists for club and country in this calendar year.