LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Lionel Messi’s record-breaking 8th Ballon d’Or win was a heartwarming family affair as he celebrated the prestigious accolade with his adoring wife, Antonela Roccuzzo, and their three sons, Ciro, Thiago, and Mateo.
The event, held in Paris, saw Messi once again recognized as the world’s top football talent.
While the camera captured the jubilant moment on stage, Messi’s family radiated pride and happiness as they joined him to share in this remarkable achievement.
Over the years, Messi has consistently proven his exceptional skills on the field, which have earned him numerous accolades throughout his illustrious career.
Despite his age, the 36-year-old Inter Miami superstar continues to defy expectations, maintaining his position as one of the finest footballers globally.
His contributions were particularly vital in guiding Argentina to a stunning World Cup victory in 2022.
With eight Ballon d’Or awards to his name, Messi’s legacy in the world of football is secure, and he remains a treasured icon of the sport.
As he looks ahead, the footballing world eagerly anticipates his continued contributions to the beautiful game, with the next opportunity for fans to witness his brilliance being the upcoming match against Uruguay on November 17, when he dons the jersey of the Argentine national team.