Lionel Messi won the Best Player of the Year award at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai last night and heâ€™s the overwhelming favorite to scoop the Ballon dâ€™or 2015 best player of the year award in January.
The Argentina and Barcelona forward, scored 58 goals as Barcelona enjoyed a memorable treble-winning campaign last season winning the Copa del rey, Champions league and La liga title.
â€˜Itâ€™s very nice to receive these awards, but I always say that the team makes it possible,â€™ said Messi. â€˜Itâ€™s been an extraordinary year.â€™
Other players like Frank Lampard and Andrea Pirlo were also honoured at the awards Ceremony in Dubai.
The Award winners in full;Â GLOBE SOCCER
AWARDS IN DUBAI WINNERS 2015
Best Player of the Year 2015 â€“ Lionel Messi
Best Club 2015 â€“ Barcelona
Best President 2015 â€“ Josep Maria Bartomeu
Best Media Attraction in Football â€“ Barcelona
Player Career Award- Frank Lampard
Player Career Award â€“ Andrea Pirlo
Best Agent 2015 â€“ Jorge Mendes
Best Coach 2015 â€“ Marc Wilmots
Best Academy 2015 â€“ Benfica
Best GCC Player 2015 â€“ Yasir Al-Shahrani
Best Referee 2015 â€“ Ravshan Irmatov