OFFICIAL: Leo Messi conquers the Golden Ball 2019 in Paris

Published:2/12/2019 - 21:31h

Updated:2/12/2019 - 21:52h

It was a secret revealed, but finally is official. Leo Messi has conquered this Monday 2 December, in the Théâtre du Châtelet of Paris, the sixth Golden Ball of his career surpassing to Virgil van Dijk

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The Théâtre du Châtelet of Paris attracted this Monday the attention mediática of all the world. Leo Messi, as it was to expect, went the big protagonist in the gala of the Balloon of Gold 2019, organised year after year by the magazine 'France Football' and the newspaper 'L'Équipe'. The Argentinian has been rewarded with the sixth Balloon of Gold of his sportive career, that turns him into the footballer with more trophies of the history.

The award of this 2019 joins , therefore, to which already harvested in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 of consecutive form, in addition to the of 2015 when the FC Barcelona conquered his second triplete of League-Glass-Champions. The season happened did not have so much luck Messi to collective level, but his individual registers are intachables and improve the ones of any another player in the world.

'The Flea' has annotated 46 goals and has delivered 19 assistances in 54 parties during this 2019. Besides, the Argentinian proclaimed 'Pichichi' of League and Boot of Gold with 36 goals the past season, surpassing the slat of the 50 goals (51) in the global of all the tournaments by sixth time in his career.

It was also the 'Pichichi' of the past edition of the Champions League (12 goals), and in what it goes of season 2019-20 is recovering the rhythm after having lost more than a month of competition. Already it carries 9 goals in League and 11 targets in total, although it still follows far of Robert Lewandowski in the fight by the Boot of Gold 2019-20.

True is that the Liverpool won the Champions League and Brazil the Glass America. And even so, 'The Flea' was the best footballer of Europe, the maximum goleador of the big Leagues and conquered a new domestic championship with the Barça, arriving until the final of Glass and the semifinals of the Glass of Europe. The Barça remained deleted of unexpected form in Anfield, but at all can him reproach to the rosarino.

Also it remained stagnated in the semifinals of the Glass America with Argentina, and in spite of this there is not any another player that have had better numbers that he. Although it is true that Alisson conquered the Champions and the tournament sudamericano of selections, the fact that it was a guardameta makes him impossible can compete with the best player of the world.

Messi, the player-franchise of the FC Barcelona

Messi is of another galaxy, and has gone back it to show in the previous week to the delivery of the Balloon of Gold 2019. His goals in front of Borussia Dortmund and Athletic of Madrid have been decisive so that the Barça do the duties in Champions and League, and are a clear sample of what means he for the Barcelona club: the player-franchise and the most important piece, beside Marc-André ter Stegen.

This Monday have been able to see him receive, with a smile of ear to ear, his sixth Balloon of Gold. It is an important prize and does him special illusion, but Messi knows which are his big challenges this season. Raise again the 'orejona', do all the possible for winning more collective titles and, if this fulfils , of face to the year 2020 probably see again to the '10' collect another prize in Paris. You do not withdraw you never, Leo!

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