Messi crowned without surprise –

The meeting of PSG Lionel Messi won this Monday evening the prize for the best player of the year 2022, during the ceremonies for the FIFA The Best trophies.

Without much suspense, Lionel Messi, freshly crowned world champion with Argentina, was elected best player of the year 2022, this Monday evening, during the ceremony for the FIFA The Best trophies organized at the Salle Pleyel, in Paris . The former Barcelona is ahead of his partner at PSG Kylian Mbappé and Madrid’s Karim Benzema, winner of the Champions League.

 » That’s wonderful. It’s a pleasure to be in such a list alongside Benzema and Kylian, who had a huge year, thus dropped the Argentinian icon after receiving his trophy. It’s an honor to get the award. I want to thank my teammates, some are here. Without this accomplishment, we would not be here. It’s recognition for the whole group, it’s been a crazy year for me. I was able to fulfill my dream after fighting so hard. This is the best thing that has happened to me in my career. »

And the attachment of the PSG concludes that it is a speech: “I want to thank my family, the Argentine people, who lived this World Cup so intensely. I kiss my children who are watching, it’s time to go to bed (smile). » Lionel Messi ended up scoring 52 points, ahead of Kylian Mbappé (44 points) and Karim Benzema (34 points).