Lionel Messi Names Soccer Player of the Year
For the fifth time now, the Argentinian has won the Ballon d’Or. “It’s a very special moment for me,” He said “It’s incredible that it’s my fifth. It’s much more than I dreamed of as a kid.” he added. He gained 41.33% of the vote, Cristiano Ronaldo gained 27.76% and Neymar gained 7.86%.
On the women’s side, Carli Lloyd was named the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year.