Leo Messi enjoyed a year that saw him receive a number of awards, both individual and collective.
He captained Argentina to Copa América glory as the Albiceleste lifted the trophy for the first time in 28 years. In the individual stakes, he was crowned Player of the Tournament and topped the competition’s scoring charts.
In terms of his achievements at club level, he called time on his spell at FC Barcelona by winning the Pichichi Award for the 2020/21 LaLiga season and capturing the Copa del Rey, claiming the Man of the Match award in the showpiece.
Following his move to PSG, he landed the silver and gold awards at the 2021 Premios Olimpia in recognition of his status as the best Argentine footballer and athlete of the year. He then capped off 2021 in style by securing his seventh Ballon d’Or.