The Argentine has emulated Michel Platini, the only other player to win the award three times in a row, and joins Johan Cruyff and Marco van Basten on a trio of successes
Argentina's national soccer team will play an exhibition game against Brazil at MetLife Stadium this spring.
The June 9 match-up pits Brazil— the sixth-ranked team in the world— against 10th-ranked Argentina which is led by Lionel Messi.
Yesterday, Messi was awarded the FIFA Golden Ball as soccer's best player in the world. It was the third year in a row the Argentine...
Liverpool Rafa Benitez Barcelona Lionel Messi ValenciaFormer Liverpool and Valencia boss Rafa Benitez can understand Lionel Messi struggling for Argentina. The Barcelona star has failed to translate his club form to the international stage.read more
Barcelona star Lionel Messi was ecstatic to clinch his third consecutive FIFA Ballon d’Or award for being the best player...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -Barcelona captain Carles Puyol says Xavi Hernandez would likely have already won the Ballon d'Or if Lionel Messi wasn't his teammate.