Ballon D’Or : Lionel Messi To Win Seventh Award This Year – Report
The diminutive attacker scored 33 goals and provided 13 assists for Bacelona last season. He is the only player to have won the award six times with Cristiano Ronaldo having five to his name.
After Lionel Messi had a good season with Bacelona last term, the 34 year old won Copa America with Argentina during the summer. He has been waiting for a senior international trophy after winning the under 20 World youth Championship and the Olympics in 2005 and 2008 respectively.
Ballon d’Or award was cancelled last year following the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic around the world. Robert Lewandoski is expected to win last year award after he led Bayern to victories in Bundesliga, the German Cup and the Champions League with 55 goals in 47 appearances across all competitions.