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Lionel Messi Says He 'Can Always Do More' After Winning Record 6th Ballon d'Or

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has suggested he can still improve after he collected a record sixth Ballon d'Or on Monday.

Messi saw off Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo to win the award:

He told L'Equipe (h/t Goal): "I'm happy to live this, on a personal level and also on the sporting side. I try every time to improve myself. I have the belief that I can always do more. This prize is always special, but what matters most is collective success."

The Argentinian thanked his team-mates, his family and those who voted for him, who "allowed me to have this distinction.