Lionel Messi beats Robert Lewandowski and Jorginho to win 7th Ballon d’Or award
Written by broadstreet on November 29, 2021
Lionel Messi has won a record seventh Ballon d’Or, beating Robert Lewandowski and Jorginho to the title.
The forward inspired Argentina to their first Copa America title since 1993, ending his long wait for silverware at international level.
He also lifted the Copa del Rey with Barcelona before joining Paris Saint-Germain last summer.
Messi collected his seventh Ballon d’Or during a ceremony in the French capital on Monday evening.
2009: Leo Messi
2010: Leo Messi
2011: Leo Messi
2012: Leo Messi
2015: Leo Messi
2019: Leo Messi
2021: Leo Messi
FULL LIST OF WINERS:
Kopa trophy (best player under 21) – Barcelona’s Pedri
Best Striker of the Year award – Lewandoski
Women’s Ballon d’Or 2021 – Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas
Yachine Trophy 2021(Goal keeper of the year) – PSG’s Gianluigi Donnarumma
Men’s Ballon d’Or 2021 – PSG’s Lionel Messi.
Club of the Year- Chelsea Fc