Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has been named the 2015 FIFA Ballon D’or winner ahead of Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and and club teammate Neymar.

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Messi, who ahead of the FIFA ballon D’or ceremony wasvoted by fans as their favorite to win the award was claiming his fifth world player of the year award (a record).

Messi won five trophies with Barcelona in an excellent. He led Barcelona to the La Liga, Copa Del Rey, UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup.

This is Messi’s fifth award which is a record.