Lionel Messi Wins Record Fourth Ballon d Or

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Lionel Andrés Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays for club FC Barcelona and as the captain of Argentina National Team,playing mainly as a Forward.He is Barcelona's all-time top scorer in all official club competitions, excluding friendlies.By the age of 21, Messi had received FIFA World Player of the year nominations.The following year in 2009 he won the FIFA World Player of the year ,He also won the 2010–11 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award.He also became the first player to top-score in four successive Champions League campaigns. He set the world record for most goals scored in a season during the 2011–12 season, with 73 goals.His playing style and stature have drawn comparisons to football legend Diego Maradona, who himself declared Messi as his Successor.Now Messi remains one goal short of Gerd Müller's record of 85 goals in a calendar year set in 1972.Messi won the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or ,became the only player in history to win the Ballon d'Or four times.