BREAKING: Messi Named FIFA Men’s Player Of The Year



Lionel Messi has won the prestigious FIFA “The Best” Men’s Player award for the third time.

The Argentine football legend, who plays for Inter Miami after a Ligue 1 title with Paris Saint-Germain, edged out Manchester City’s goalscoring machine Erling Haaland, who was heavily favoured after a record-breaking debut season in England.

Haaland, who netted 52 goals in all competitions for City, entered the ceremony as a frontrunner. Yet, Messi who led Inter Miami to a Leagues Cup trophy just months after joining the MLS side – proved decisive in swaying the voters.

The award was conferred to Messi on Monday night.



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