Another hat-trick for Lionel Messi, as he receives his third Balon d’Or Trophy , 3 years in a row. He beat his rival Cristiano Ronaldo and team mate Xavi Hernandez, with a percentage of (47,88% – 21,6% – 9,23%).
Lionel Messi is awarded with “Sportsmen of the year” by Argentina’s Sports Journalist Association last Wednesday. He supposed to received the award on Tuesday, but he came after he get a winter break from the club to visit Argentina.
After his superb performance in FIFA Club World Cup Final against Santos FC, Lionel Messi got crowned with Best Player in tournament by FIFA ‘s Technical Study Group.
Lionel Messi is crowned as Best World Footballer by World Soccer magazine. While Pep Guardiola named as the World Best Coach.
Before Lionel Messi yet to be crowned for Balon d’Or winner 2010, most people thought the the title will end up for either Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez. That is the reason why the Spanish public were surprised and furious to know that Lionel Messi, for the second time was announced with the title.
Year 2010 is a great year for Barcelona’s top scorer, Leo Messi. He succeeded collecting 62 goals from 67 matches during the year, also nominated for Balon D’or along with his team mates, Iniesta and Xavi Alonso.
After waiting for three months, Lionel Messi finally gets the Golden Boot which it is entitled as a reward for European top scorer 2009/2010, with 34 goals.
Castrol Rankings chose Barcelona’s striker Lionel Messi as the best football player. He is ahead his Real Madrid rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.
Cristiano Ronaldo recently named Ricardo Kaka, Wayne Rooney, and Didier Drogba as the world’s best football players, leaving out Lionel Messi in his list.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has surpassed Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo to lead the latest Castrol Rankings, following his remarkable run with the Catalans in the year 2009.