How Lionel Messi Won his Sixth Ballon d’Or

Messi win 6th Ballon d'Or

In 2015, Lionel Messi won his fifth Ballon d’Or. Since then, he’s still been the best player in the world, but the narrative was elsewhere. The Barcelona Podcast looks at some of the key moments that helped Messi capture his sixth Ballon d’Or.

Messi wins 6th Ballon d’Or, ter Stegen runner-up to GK award


Lionel Messi once again stands alone atop the mountain, having won his record-breaking sixth Ballon d’Or. Messi’s sixth surpasses Cristiano Ronaldo, who tied the Argentine with five in 2017. Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk was the runner-up and Juventus’ Ronaldo, who was not in attendance at the ceremony, captured third place. The debate this season for […]