Perhaps the most prominent event in the 2021 season harvest, the Argentine victory remains Lionel Messi The Ballon d’Or award for the seventh time in its history, to enhance its record as the most decorated player with the award, as the Paris Saint-Germain striker received the award, which is given to the best player in the world, at a ceremony held in Paris..
Messi was crowned with the seventh Ballon d’Or award in his career, outperforming all the players on the list to widen the difference with his traditional rival, Ronaldo, who has 5 golden balls, after Lionel Messi, the star of Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentina national team in the 2021 season, got 613 points in the award vote, which is awarded From France Football.
Messi achieved great success in the 2021 season, winning the Copa America with the Argentine national team, as well as winning the King’s Cup with Barcelona, Spain, before his departure to Paris Saint-Germain..
Messi scored 40 goals in 2021, including 28 for Barcelona, 4 for his new club, Paris Saint-Germain, and 8 for Argentina..
Messi broke the record set by the legend Pele with the most goals with one team, Messi became the first player in history to score at least 20 goals in 13 consecutive seasons in the five major leagues in Europe.
In 2021, Messi won the King’s Cup with Barcelona and then led Argentina to winning the Copa America, in his first international title, before moving to Paris Saint-Germain in August of the same year..
Messi, 34, won the last edition of the Ballon d’Or in 2019 before last year’s awards were canceled due to the Covid-19 epidemic..
Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, crowned with five Golden Balls, monopolized the award between 2008 and 2019, with the exception of 2018, when Real Madrid’s Croatian midfielder Luka Modric won it..
Messi won the award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019 and 2021.
Messi is the first player in Paris Saint-Germain to win the Ballon d’Or, as well as the first to win the Ballon d’Or in three different decades, as football has not seen what Lionel Messi has achieved without stopping for nearly 15 years..
Messi is considered the best football player in the world since 2007, as he failed in 2007 and 2008 to crown while Lionel won his first Ballon d’Or award in 2009, followed by three other record-breaking victories until 2012.
Lionel Messi regained the Ballon d’Or from Cristiano Ronaldo in 2015 after a great season with Barcelona, then added the sixth trophy to his collection and overtaken Ronaldo in 2019.
Twelve years after his first win in 2009, Lionel Messi became the first player to lift the Ballon d’Or in three different decades.