Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo to win his first ever Best FIFA Men’s Player award

Must Read

Prez, Finance Minister’s cousin fingered in murky Frontier Healthcare deal

The Covid-19 Corruption Risk Assessment Report 2021 has cited Head of Virology at Noguchi Medical Research Institute, Prof. William...

Bawumia launches Fraud Control Dashboard to fight digital crime

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has launched  joint platform between telecom industry players, financial technology service providers, the Bank...

Over 70 suspected criminals arrested at Kasoa

Over 70 suspected criminals have been arrested by the Kasoa Divisional Police Command in the Central Region during a...
www.abcnewsgh.comhttps://abcnewsgh.com
ABC News Ghana is an investigative media house that focuses on politics, sports and the economy. Our work is thoroughly researched, balanced and fair. Our vision is to become the most preferred indigenous news brand for men in West Africa.

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi has emerged the Best Men’s Player at the just ended Best Fifa Football Awards in Milan after beating Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil Van Dijk to win the title.

This is Messi’s first time of winning this winning since the Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award category was introduced by FIFA in 2016.

Messi’s victory came as a surprise as football experts and followers tipped Virgil Van Dijk to clutch the title because of his incredible performance last season for helping Liverpool to win the Champions League and also reaching the UEFA Nation’s League final.

However, the 32-year-old Argentine helped Barcelona win La Liga and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League.

Lionel Messi scored 54 goals in 58 games for his club and country last season as compared to Cristiano Ronaldo’s 31 goals in 47 appearances.

ABC News can also report that Lionel Messi voted for Cristiano Ronaldo to receive the Men’s Player Award but the Argentine was absent from Ronaldo’s ballot paper.

Megan Rapinoe also won the women’s player award ahead of fellow American Alex Morgan and England’s Lucy Bronze at the Best Fifa Football Awards in Milan.

source: ABCNewsgh.com

 

Submit your stories or articles to newsroom@abcnewsgh.com or Whatsapp them to +233 553620623

- Advertisement -

Comments

Latest News

European Super League not ‘dead’ despite withdrawals – Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists the European Super League is not "dead" despite the competition collapsing just 48...

More Articles Like This

%d bloggers like this: