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Lionel Messi wins record seventh Ballon d’Or

Barcelona legend Lionel Messi made even more history by winning a record seventh Ballon d’Or on Monday.

The GOAT beat off competition from stars such as Robert Lewandowski, Jorginho, Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante to scoop the Golden Ball.


SEVEN BALLON D’OR FOR LIONEL MESSI! #ballondor— Ballon d'Or #ballondor (@francefootball) November 29, 2021

Lewandowski didn’t end the night empty-handed. He picked up the striker of the year award as France Football came up with a couple of new prizes for 2021.