Paris St-Germain and Argentina forward Lionel Messi has once again proven to be the best there is when it comes to man’s favorite sport; football.

The 34-year-old on Monday won the 2021 Ballon d’Or – awarded to the best footballer of the year – for a record seventh time.

Many on social media have gone out of their way to express their excitement and congratulate the former Barcelona player. They insist that Messi deserves this award despite the good works of contenders such as Poland striker, Robert Lewandowski, Italy midfielder Jorginho and Real Madrid’s French striker Karim Benzema.

Messi’s known contender, Cristiano Ronaldo who has bagged five Ballon d’Or was sixth on the list.

The Argentina forward has helped his country win the Copa America, won his first international honour, and has scored 40 goals in 202 matches. He made 28 goals in Barcelona, four for Paris St-Germain and eight for Argentina.

However, a section says this year’s award should not have gone to the 34-year-old. Their option is Robert Lewandowski who placed second.



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