FIFA Awards 2023: One of the greatest footballers in the world, Lionel Messi is continuously achieving new achievements and making the whole world his fan. In this episode, another crown was added to his head at the FIFA Awards 2023 held on Tuesday morning. In fact, Messi has been awarded the Best Male Player 2022 award at the FIFA Football Awards. Messi has won this award for the second time and with this he has also equaled the record of Portugal’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo and Poland’s Robert Lewandowski, who had captured it twice. Kylian Mbappe of France was also nominated for this award but he lagged behind Messi.
2022 was the best year
Let us tell you that the year 2022 was nothing less than a dream for the Argentine star. Under his captaincy, Argentina won the FIFA World Cup 2022 and ended a drought of 36 years. An important role in this victory was played by Lionel Messi who scored 11 goals in the tournament. Earlier this year, Messi also won the Copa America for his team.
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#TheBest FIFA Men’s Player Award 2022 goes to Lionel Messi! 🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/HXEugVH1t9
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) February 27, 2023
Lionel Messi thanked his teammates
Messi looked very happy after receiving this great award. He said, ‘I want to thank Coach Scaloni and my teammates, without them I would not be here. I achieved a dream which I was hoping for so long and finally I achieved it. It is a dream for any sportsperson, very few people can achieve it and I am lucky to have been able to do it. ‘