Star footballer Lionel Messi of Argentina and Barcelona on Monday beat his arch-rivals Portugal and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo to win FIFA’s Best Footballer of the Year title for a record sixth time. In addition to these two in the title race were Netherlands and Liverpool footballer Virgil van Dyk.
Last won the title in 2015
Messi Becomes FIFA’s Best Footballer of the Year
Messi has previously won the award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015. Last time, Luka Modrich of Croatia won the award and broke the domination of Messi and Ronaldo for the last ten years. But this time he could not make it to the top three. Ronaldo has won this award five times.
Messi scored 54 goals
In the season in 2018–19 Messi played a total of 58 games for the country and the club. He scored 54 goals during this period, while Ronaldo played 47 matches and scored 31 goals.
This year was a great one for Messi. He won Barcelona the ‘La Liga’ title. At the same time, in the Champions League, the team had traveled to the semi-finals.
Messi’s total international goals
Messi has scored a record 68 goals in 136 caps for Argentina, Lionel Messi celebrating after scoring a goal against Nigeria at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Messi’s total goals scored in his career?
Messi total Goals. As it currently stands, Lionel Messi is on 575 goals from 681 appearances for Barcelona
Messi has played for only this club and has a total of 600 goals in 684 appearances along with 231 assists, If you are looking at the overall goals of Messi till now in his career then he has a total of 665 goals for club and country in a total of 813 appearances. FC Barcelona,
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