Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dyk finished second and Cristiano Ronaldo third
Barcelona's Lionel Messi scored 46 goals in 53 matches this year
Megan said- I thank fellow players and coaches
Dainik BhaskarDec 03, 2019, 08:37 AM IST Paris. Barcelona striker Lionel Messi was voted the world's best footballer on Monday night. He won the Ballon d'Or Award for a record sixth time at a ceremony in Paris. Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dyk finished second and Cristiano Ronaldo of Yuwents finished third. Among women, Megan Repino of America has received this honor for the second time.
After winning the award, Messi said, "10 years have passed when I first received this honor." At that time I was 22 years old and had arrived here with my three brothers. I hope to play more football next year. I know that the retirement age is close. That's why I'm living every moment. "
Megan Repino said – reached here with the support of the team
Reppino, who received this honor in the women's category for the second time, said, "This year was fantastic for me. I would like to thank my teammates, coaches and the US Football Federation. It was because of their cooperation that I was able to do such a demonstration on the field.
Messi won the award after 4 years
Messi won the award four years later. Last time, they could not even make it to the top three. In 2018, the title was won by Real Madrid and Luca Maudrich of Croatia. Messi is in tremendous form this year. He has scored 46 goals in 53 matches. In La Liga last season, he scored 36 goals in 34 matches and also became his club champion.
First player to score goals against 34 teams in Messi Champions League
Barcelona striker Messi also became the first player in the world to score goals against 34 different teams in the Champions League. He achieved this by scoring a goal against Dortmund in a match played on Wednesday last week. Before Messi, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Spain's Raul scored goals against 33 teams.
Norway's Ada has won this title twice before Repino
American footballer Reppino has become the second female player to win the Ballon de Ore title twice. Before her, Norway's Ada Hägerberg has done this. This year has been a great one. It was because of him that America managed to win the football World Cup for the second time. He scored the first goal in a 2–0 win in the final against the Netherlands. Reppino also received the Golden Boot and Golden Ball at the tournament. The American player has also received the FIFA West Female Player Award this year.