Lionel Messi has been crowned the 2019 Ballon d’Or winner in the men’s category at a well-attended ceremony in France, Paris.
The Barcelona star floored Virgil van Dijk who came second, Cristiano Ronaldo and Sadio Mane to win the award for the sixth time.
Last year’s winner Luka Modric presented the award to the 32-year-old.
Messi who attended the award with his family last won the award in 2015.
He went on to win the inaugural Ballon d’Or in 2010 and went on to win three in a row, after his wins in 2011 and 2012.
USA international, Megan Rapinoe won the women’s version.