The winner of the much awaited Ballon dor award was named on Monday night as the awarding ceremony took place in Paris, France.A number of top footballers in attendance to see who among the nominated will win this prestigious silverware presented by France Football.
This win saw Lionel Messi receive his 7th Ballon dor in his football career.
Argentine international Lionel was has been among the favourites in the past few months. Many football fans considered Messi as their top choice after a splendid performance in the Copa America as Argentina won the trophy after 28 years.
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