Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) forward Lionel Messi has once again been crowned the world’s best player this Monday in Paris after winning the Ballon d’Or 2021, one of the most prestigious individual trophies in the sporting world, awarded by France Football magazine.
This corresponds to the seventh Ballon d’Or for the ‘Flea’, the maximum amount for a footballer in the history of the award. Previously, the Argentine won this trophy in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019.
“I love this sport, I don’t know how much I have left, but I want to continue enjoying this sport that I am so passionate about “, declared the Argentine after receiving the award.
The 34-year-old star also received his eighth prize Pichichi, which recognizes him as the top scorer in the 2020-2021 Spanish LaLiga, surpassing soccer legend Telmo Zarra, who won six between 1944 and 1953. Messi scored 30 goals in 33 games last season while he was part of FC Barcelona.
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