Lionel Messi of Argentina and Barcelona FC waves after winning the FIFA Ballon d'Or in Zurich, Switzerland.
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January 11, 2016 For the fifth time in seven years, Barcelona and Argentine national team striker Messi has been named the best player in the world. He beat Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Brazil's Neymar.
Barcelona's Gerard Pique (left) and Neymar (wearing headband) celebrate with the trophy after the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus Turin and FC Barcelona in June.
September 16, 2015 The Spanish soccer club giant beat Italian side Juventus in June to earn the title of best team in Europe. Wednesday, Barcelona and Roma tied 1-1 in their first game of this year's tournament.
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June 12, 2013 The best soccer player in the world today has been accused in Spain, where he plays for Barcelona FC. A prosecutor says false tax returns were filed. So far there's no comment from Messi or his father.
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