In a glittering ceremony held in Paris on Monday, Lionel Messi was named the Ballon d’Or 2023 winner, marking his eighth prestigious win of the coveted award. Messi wins Ballon d’Or award for record 8th time.
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Messi’s incredible journey to this achievement was highlighted by his remarkable leadership as the captain of Argentina during the 2022 World Cup held in Qatar. His stellar performance led La Albiceleste to victory, ending a 36-year wait for the national team and securing their triumph in the coveted tournament.
This latest Ballon d’Or win further solidifies Messi’s status as one of the greatest footballers of all time, an accolade that fans and enthusiasts around the world continue to celebrate.