Lionel Messi was yesterday named the winner of prestigious Ballon D’or beating Robert Lewandoski of Bayen Munich and Jorgino of Chelsea.
This was the seventh time Paris Saint German striker won the trophy.
Messi helped his Argentina national team win copper America and to qualify for world cup.
Since Messi left his former club Barcelona, the club has been struggling to win matches.
In his congratulatory Messi thanked his fans, coaches and family for great support.