At the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Sunday, Barcelona star Lionel Messi took home the honor for best player of 2015, demolishing Cristiano Ronaldo and others.
“I am obviously very happy, but all these awards are for the whole club,” Messi said, as reported by Gulf News.
Messi had a mystical 2015, driving Barcelona to five trophies, including the Club World Cup last Sunday. Barca also won the group of the year honor.
More than deserved award for in Dubai given to Messi, named Best Player of the Year. Up next: Leo's 5th Ballon d'Or! pic.twitter.com/j8NR61hUK8
— Josep Maria Bartomeu (@jmbartomeu) December 27, 2015
On the national level, Messi drove Argentina to the Copa America last, where it lost to host Chile in the summer.
The Argentine has shown up for the club and country so far in 2015, scoring 61 goals. The skilled midfield attacker could add another award in ahead of schedule January when the Ballon d’Or is announced.
Below, you will find Messi – The world best football player taking a picture with Andrea Pirlo.
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