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Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe Named 2019 Ballon d'Or Winners

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Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe Named 2019 Ballon d'Or Winners

Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe Named 2019 Ballon d'Or Winners

Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe Named 2019 Ballon d'Or Winners.

Messi won the Ballon d'Or for a record sixth time.

While Rapinoe was named the second ever women's Ballon d'Or winner.

The 64th annual ceremony recognizing the best player in the world took place on Monday in Paris.

Messi beat Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk and Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo.

Who has been awarded the Ballon d'Or five times.

Messi, who has not won since 2015, scored 51 goals for Barcelona and five goals for Argentina in 2019.

Rapinoe led the U.S. Women's team to the 2019 World Cup title this summer.

Rapinoe won the Golden Ball, recognizing the best player of the World Cup.

And the Golden Boot, leading the tournament in scoring with six goals.

Rapinoe beat England's Lucy Bronze and her teammate Alex Morgan to win the 2019 Ballon d'Or

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