The results are officially in: the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) has named Leo Messi as the best men's player of the last decade (2011-2020). According to iffhs.de:
"The members of the IFFHS (150 countries all over the World) have voted for the Best Players of the last Decade 2011-2020 in each continent and in the World. The World duel between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the two best Best Players of the Decade, was fascinating and uncertain until the end of the votes. Messi and Ronaldo will definitively enter in the History of the Football Game!"
Yet another award to add to Messi's list of accolades, and well, numbers don't lie. This award is well deserved - anyone who thinks otherwise can take a look at the stats.
In the last ten years, Leo has won:
- Six La Liga titles
- Five Copa del Rey trophies
- Two Champions Leagues
- Five Ballon d'Ors
This season in 26 appearances, Messi has scored 17 goals and has 5 assists with FC Barcelona.
Congrats Leo, once again well deserved! What will his next award be?