Lionel Messi has been named The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2019 award winner, as the Barcelona forward overcame the challenge of arch-rival Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk to win the coveted award.
The Argentina international picked up the award on the back of a remarkable La Liga triumph, while he also helped the side to UEFA Champions League semi-final and Copa del Rey final.
— B/R Football (@brfootball) September 23, 2019
Messi’s incredible goal haul fetched him the European Golden Shoe as continent’s top goalscorer. He was also La Liga’s top assist-maker by a distance.
Lionel Messi as well helped Argentina to bronze at 2019 Copa America as well, an incredible run of success that saw him claimed his sixth FIFA The Best Player of the Year awards, a record.
He’s done it again.
— SOCCER.COM (@soccerdotcom) September 23, 2019