Lionel Messi is the winner of 2023 Ballon d’Or following a stellar 2022/23 season performance for the football star.
The Argentine hero wins his eighth (8th) of the prestigious football award ceremony.
This was announced at a ceremony held in Paris, France on Monday, 30th October, 2023.
Messi faced competition from Man City’s Erling Haaland, and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe who placed 2nd and 3rd respectively.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup winner becomes the most decorated in the history of the award.
In his speech, Messi acknowledged that “Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland will win ne day.”
Check the full list of other winners below:
2023 WOMEN’S BALLON D’OR WINNER
2023 SOCRATES AWARD
2023 GERD MULLER TROPHY
2023 YACHINE TROPHY
2023 KOPA TROPHY
2023 MEN’S CLUB OF THE YEAR
2023 WOMEN’S CLUB OF THE YEAR