FC Barcelona star , Leo Messi has been awarded with UEFA Best Player of season 2014/15 after an amazing season and so became the first player to receive this award for the second time.

For this award, the 28 years old was in competition with Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammate Luis Suarez, but the Argentine International was named the winner this Thursday after the Champions League group stage draw.

UEFA Best player award was the first individual trophy for Lionel Messi this year, a prize well deserved after the amazing performance he showed on the second half of last season which guided Barcelona to win the famous treble.

After receiving the prize, Leo Messi hailed his teammates and his club, and stated that without them he wouldn’t be there to receive that award.

“It was an incredible year for us,” he said. “I don’t know if there’s a secret, the dressing room was united and that made for an unforgettable year.Thanks to my team-mates, we are all represented. I wouldn’t be here if not for them and the club.”

On Champions League 2014/15 season, the 28 years old striker scored 10 goals and managed to give 6 assists to his teammates.Meanwhile in total, the Argentine added another 58 goals and 31 assists to his glorious career, making him once again favourite for the Ballon D’or 2015.

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