The Barcelona forward and Argentina`s superstar Lionel Messi beat Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Brazil star Neymar Junior to the award at Zurich in the small hours of Monday. And Lionel Messi make a record to won FIFA Ballon d’Or 5th time from 2009-2012 and 2015.
On Monday Messi won Ballon d’Or computing with Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar, by his undefined success of the field of copa America, Spanish league, cup and Champions League, Club World Cup. In Copa America where Barcelona win against chili and show an expected performance of Lionel Messi. He received 41.33% of the votes from the world’s national team coaches, captains and media representatives, while Ronaldo won 27.76% and Neymar 7.86%.
Messi said after received the award,”It’s a very special moment to be back here, winning another Ballon d’Or,” “It’s incredible to win a fifth times. I want to thank my team mates, without them none of this would have been possible.”
The breakdown presented by FIFA also revealed tactical voting among the 165 national team coaches, 162 national team captains and 171 media representatives who cast votes. Messi, eligible to vote as Argentina captain, named Barcelona team mates Luis Suarez, Neymar and Andres Iniesta as his top three.
From 2009 to 2012 Messi won the high honored award Ballon d`Or computing with Ronaldo, Neymar and other star player in the field of foodball. Messi is the first player who won the award at 5th times where Ronaldo won 3 times and one of other.
At this ceremony, Ronaldo said the players did not want to discuss FIFA’s problems. “We avoid answering this kind of question,” he told a press conference before the ceremony.
In an interview after the award he told FIFA TV, “I want to share with the people of Argentina and Barcelona the emotion of this award. People have always supported me and I thank them.”