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Megan Rapinoe named world's top women's soccer player of 2019

6 days ago   |   By NBC News

The World Cup champion was awarded the Ballon d'Or on Monday. Lionel Messi captured the men's honor for a record sixth time.
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Megan Rapinoe Wins Ballon d'Or as World's Best Player

6 days ago   |   By NY Times

Rapinoe, who helped lead the United States to a World Cup title in July, beat Lucy Bronze and Alex Morgan to claim the prize. Lionel Messi won the men's award for a record sixth time.
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Messi Beats Van Dijk And Cristiano Ronaldo To Win A Record Sixth Ballon D'Or

6 days ago   |   By Forbes

Lionel Messi has become the first player to win the prestigious Ballon d'Or 6 times.
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The joy of six: A look back at ALL of Lionel Messi's Ballon d'Or triumphs as Barcelona star scoops record SIXTH accolade in Paris

The joy of six: A look back at ALL of Lionel Messi's Ballon d'Or triumphs as Barcelona star scoops record SIXTH accolade in Paris

6 days ago   |   By RT

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has once again been crowned Ballon d'Or king - putting the Argentine out on his own as the only man to have picked up the award six times.
Messi, 32, beat Liverpool defensive colossus Virgil van Dijk into second place as the accolade for the world's best player was handed out by France Football magazine at a glitzy bash in Paris on Monday night.
Five-time Ballon d'Or winner and longtime Messi rival Cristiano Ronaldo came third, deciding to snub the ceremony after perhaps being tipped off that he would miss out on the top prize.
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Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d'Or for the sixth time

6 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

PARIS - Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d'Or for the sixth time.
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Messi, US captain Rapinoe win Ballon d'Or awards

Messi, US captain Rapinoe win Ballon d'Or awards

6 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

PARIS - Lionel Messi won a record sixth Ballon d'Or while World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe earned the women's prize on Monday.
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Lionel Messi Wins Record Sixth Ballon d'Or

6 days ago   |   By Forbes

Lionel Messi has been awarded the 2019 Ballon d'Or by France Football for a record sixth time.
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Ballon d'Or 2019: Lionel Messi bags record SIXTH award

Ballon d'Or 2019: Lionel Messi bags record SIXTH award

6 days ago   |   By RT

Lionel Messi's status as one of the greatest players of all time is assured after the Argentine maestro collected a record sixth Ballon d'Or award in Monday evening's ceremony in Paris, placing him one ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Messi pipped Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane to the award, as well as five-time winner Ronaldo, for his first win of football's top individual honor since 2015 to pull one win ahead of the Portuguese in their back-and-forth tussle for the title of the best player of their generation.
The Argentine was favorite to win the trophy despite losing out on the...
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