Barcelona star, Lionel Messi wins 2019 FIFA Best Men's Player of the year_1

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi has claimed an edge over Netherlands and Liverpool defender, Virgil Van Dijk and the Portuguese international, Cristiano Ronaldo as he was crowned as FIFA best men's player of the year 2019.

This makes it the sixth time the Argentine will be voted the best in this category after winning it in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015.

Messi had a wonderful performance in the 2018/2019 campaign as he scored 54 goals in 58 games for Barcelona and Argentina. He won Spanish La Liga title with his football club; Barcelona and helped them to reach semi-finals stage of the UEFA Champions League.