Lionel Messi Has Been Named The World’s Best Soccer Player, Again

Lionel Messi

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FIFA just made official what we all take for granted — Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world.Messi won the 2011 Ballon d’Or — given to the world player of the year — for the third-straight season today.

The other two finalists were teammate Xavi Hernandez and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

Amazingly, Messi is still only 24 years old.

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