In the last few minutes, Lionel has been crowned the winner of the 2015 Ballon d’Or award. The Ballon d’Or recognises the best player in the world.
It is Lionel Messi’s fifth Ballon d’Or award, following his awards in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012
The three finalists for the award were Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, and Barcelona duo, Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. The award has been dominated by just 2 men, with either Ronaldo or Messi winning the prize every year, since Kaka won it back in 2007.
The FIFPro World XI 2015 was also announced: