- Lionel Messi has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Ballon D’or
- The Argentine football wizard beat Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool and Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus.
Messi makes it six Ballon D’or awards in his footballing career
The breakdown of his Ballon D’ors came in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019.
The Argentine had three things that worked for him to win this year’s award.
Messi was consistent; he alone carried Barcelona on his shoulder and performed better than Cristiano Ronaldo.