Lionel Messi wins seventh Ballon d’Or, while Alexia Putellas wins her first women’s title
Argentinian international soccer player Lionel Messi won his seventh Ballon d’Or title on Monday, while Alexia Putellas won her first Ballon d’Or Féminin title.
It is a record-extending win for Messi, who now has two more titles than his arch rival Cristiano Ronaldo.
Although comparatively it might be considered a relatively down year at club level for Messi, he played a vital role in helping Argentina win the Copa América title earlier this
The Copa America and Copa del Rey winner with Argentina and Barcelona, respectively, moves two clear of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Chelsea’s Jorginho finished third in the voting, giving the Premier League a second-straight year with a top-three vote-getter.
Blues teammate N’Golo Kante finished fifth, and Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema rnked fourth