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Lionel Messi wins 6th Ballon D’or title
By Shanil Singh
Tuesday 03/12/2019
Argentina and Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi wins his sixth title. [Image: arcelona.com]

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has won the 2019 Ballon D’or for a record sixth time, breaking the tie with Cristiano Ronaldo in the process.

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo were also nominated for the awards.

The award is given to the best soccer player of the year.

Messi was instrumental in Barcelona winning the La Liga last season and scored 51 goals during the 2018-2019 season.

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