Messi Wins Ballon D’or For a Record Eighth Time

Argentine playmaker, Lionel Messi, has become the best footballer in the world for a record eight time.

Messi was pronounced the winner at the Ballon D’or ceremony in Paris on Monday night.

“It’s nice to be here once more to enjoy this moment,” Messi says. “To be able to win the World Cup and achieve my dream.”

When Didier Drogba asks if this Ballon d’Or was extra special because it came from winning the World Cup.

“They’re all special,” Messi replied.