Alex Mott

🎥 Here’s why Lionel Messi was voted 2019’s very best player 🥇

It was six of the best for Lionel Messi on Monday evening as he was voted Ballon d’Or winner yet again at France Football’s annual gala in Paris.

The Barcelona forward beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk to the prize, having helped guide the Blaugrana to their 26th LaLiga title in May.

There was some consternation online as to just why Messi was picked ahead of Van Dijk, so if you need a little reminding…here’s exactly why.