The best player award "Ballon d'Or" selected by the French soccer magazine was announced, and Messi of Argentina, who belongs to Paris Saint-Germain of the French first division league, won the award for the seventh time, the highest number in history.

"Ballon d'Or" is a traditional award that has been held since 1956 and is decided by the votes of world soccer reporters selected by the French soccer magazine "France Football". It was temporarily integrated with the best player of the FIFA = International Football Federation. However, it has been commended independently for five years.

The award ceremony for "Ballon d'Or", which was the first in two years due to the influence of the new coronavirus, was held in Paris on the 29th. I played.

This is Messi's seventh award, a new record.

Messi led the Argentine national team to the championship in this year's South American championship "Copa America", and also became the top scorer by scoring 30 points in Barcelona, ​​Spain's first division, where he was enrolled last season.