Argentina’s Lionel Messi has won the FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award for the second consecutive time. The 36-year-old veteran has won this award for the third time in his career. These awards were started in 2016. Two months ago, Messi was also awarded the Ballon d’Or award. He beat France’s Kylian Mbappé and Norway’s Erling Haaland for the award. Holland was second and Mbappe was third.

Last season was great.

Last time Messi had performed brilliantly. While playing for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), he led the team to the France 1 title. After leaving PSG, he joined American football club Inter Miami. He scored 10 goals in seven matches and led the team to the League Cup champions.

Spain’s Etana Bonametti is the best female player

The FIFA Women’s Player of the Year award has been given to Etana Bonamati, the female player of the Spanish football team who will become world champion in 2023. The 25-year-old also won his first Ballon d’Or award in October 2023.

henry gets messi award

Messi could not attend the ceremony to receive the award. Former French footballer Thierry Henry was named to replace Messi.

Pep and Sariana became the best men’s coaches

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola won the Best Men’s Coach award. England coach Sarina Wegman was chosen the best women’s coach.