Barcelona striker Lionel Messi won the 2019 Ballon d'Or World Player of the Year award for the sixth time today, boosting his record.
The 32-year-old Barcelona star, who won the award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015, overtook Liverpool defender Virgil van Dyck, who was second in a vote for journalists around the world, a benchmark set by her.
France Football magazine awarding the unfair.
The award has been absent from the Barcelona star in the past four seasons to outperform Portuguese rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who has won the award five times and came in third place, while the brilliant Senegalese Sadio Mane Liverpool fourth.
Egyptian star Mohamed Salah came in fifth place in the prize ranking, ahead of top players in the world of football such as French Killian Mbappe and Poland's Robert Lewandowski.
Algerian star Riad Mehrez also finished 10th in the standings after a busy season in which the Premier League won with Manchester City and the African Cup of Nations title.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alison Baker was awarded the Liv Yashin Award for the best goalkeeper in the world, the first time the magazine presented the award.
The young Dutch defender Matisse de Licht won the Copa Award for the best young player in the world after his busy season with Ajax Amsterdam before moving to Juventus last summer.