He’s Done It Again! The Argentina and Barcelona Lionel Messi has done it for the FIFTH time. What a machine! Lionel Messi has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015 Award for the fifth time, leaving Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and his team-mate Neymar behind him.

The Argentinian has won the award ith 41.33% of the vote, while Ronaldo comes in second at 27.76% and Neymar comes in third with 7.86% of the vote.

In his celebration talk Lionel Messi said:

“It’s a very special moment for me to be back, here on this stage, winning another Ballon d’Or, after being there in the audience winning Ronaldo win it two years in a row. It’s incredible. My fifth. It’s more than anything I dreamed of as a kid. I want to thank my team-mates, without them none of this would have been possible. I want to thank football in general – for the bad and the good.”

But that was not all for Barcelona, as their coach Luis Enrique in competition with Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola and Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli, was named for the best Man Coach of the Year award.

Earlier before the main award, The FIFPro World XI was revealed starting with Manuel Neuer in goal, Thiago Silva from Paris Saint-Germain’s in defence alongside two players from Real Madrid left-back Marcelo and Sergio Ramos, and Barcelona’s Dani Alves on the right side.

In midfield two debuts alongside Iniesta, Real Madrid’s Luka Modric and Juventus hero Paul Pogba.

In attack who else than the Ballon d’Or 2015 nominees Neymar, Lionel Messi and, of course, Cristiano Ronaldo!

– Wendell Lira has won the FIFA Puskas Award in competition with Leo Messi from Barcelona and Florenzi from Roma, Wendell Lira has won the FIFA Puskas Award.
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– Jill Ellis is named FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women’s Football
– Carli Lloyd is named FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year

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