At the gala where the Argentina striker Lionel Messi, also Barcelona’s star, became the best footballer in history with more Golden Balls awards, after winning the fourth consecutive year the award that recognize for the best player of the year. Argentina and Barcelona striker Lionel-Messi has been awarded the Ballon D’or 2012. Lionel-Messi has no limits. Today marked another milestone in football.
|Photo: Lionel-Messi takes his fourth ballon d’or award at ceremony.|
The Argentina striker won his fourth Golden Ball in 4th consecutive year (2009, 2010, 2011 and now 2012), he became the only player in history who have achieved this feat so many times. The ‘Flea’, thus dethroned Johan Cruyff (1971, 1973 and 1974), Marco van Basten (1988, 1989 and 1992) and Michel Platini (1982, 1983 and 1984), The players who had previously won this award third time. Now in 2012 Messi with 91 goals, he also breaks Gerd Müller’s record . Also he became the top scorer in official matches for the Catalan club’s history and broke the record for most goals scores in champions League.
“Im very happy to have another ballon d ‘or, i want to thanks everyone that voted and supported me every day, thank you very much, all of you! Big hug”