As the year is about coming to an end, sports sites are ranking players and clubs based on their performances and just yesterday, popular online betting and gambling company and world’s biggest bookmaker, William Hill crowned Barcelona and Argentine superstar, Lionel Messi as the sportsman of the decade.

The Barcelona superstar was crowned the prestigious award for his immense contribution amd record breaking career at Barcelona and home country, Argentina. Messi was announced winner ahead of rival and Juventus player, Cristiano Ronaldo.

On the 2nd of December, 2019, Messi became the only player in the history of football to win 6 Ballon D’Or awards, he was also the first to win the 4th and 5th before Ronaldo equalled the tally. Messi  was also the ypungest player in football history to win the covetous award.

In 2012, the Argentine superstar did the unthinkable when he scored a stagerring 91 goals in a calendar year, a record that has never been witnessed in the history of the beautiful game of football.

Messi has also gone on to make and break records at Barcelona that perhaps might never tallied or broken in football. The dimunitive player has a mouth gapping 617 goals in 702 games for Barcelona.

However, Messi and Barcelona fans around the world have taken to popular social media platform, Twitter to express their excitement and happiness at the new achivement that Messi just got in the bag.

Below are some of the tweets from Messi fans to celebrate the award:

https://twitter.com/TheGeniusJaj/status/1206171408247742465

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