April 22, 2024

Lionel Messi has conquered Kylian Mbappe once again to win the 2022 Champion of Champion award The 35-yeard-old crowned an exceptional 2022 in the best possible fashion, winning the FIFA World Cup with Argentina Messi scored an impressive 35 goals and laid on 30 assists in 51 games for both club and country.

Paris Saint-Germain attacker Lionel Messi has won another distinguished accolade for the first time in his illustrious career following his World Cup victory with Argentina. Messi steered La Albiceste to defeat France in the World Cup final via penalties, scoring two goals in regular time while fellow teammate Kylian Mbappe netted a hat-trick for the losing team.

The 35-year-old contributed with seven goals and three assists, starring in the tournament as he scooped the Golden Boy award.

And French media outlet L’Equipe has honoured the Argentine genius with another award following his heroics in Qatar.

SportsBIBLE reports that the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner has swooped the Champions of Champion award. He beat competition from PSG teammate Kylian Mbappe, Max Verstappen and Stephen Curry. Messi amassed an astonishing 808 points to win the award, while his club colleague Mbappe finished runner-up with 381 points. Rafael Nadal was third after scoring 285 points. and Basketball star Steph Curry all made it into the top ten.

Messi named IFFHS best player Messi has been named the ‘World’s Best Player’ for 2022 by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS). He beat competition from PSG teammate Kylian Mbappe, whom Messi beat to the World Cup trophy, and current Ballon d’Or holder Karim Benzema to win the accolade. Aside from edging the aforementioned names for the accolade, Messi was also named the winner of the IFFHS World’s Best International Goal Scorer 2022 Award.

PSG boss dispels Messi-Mbappe friction Sports Brief earlier reported that Christophe Galtier, the gaffer of Paris Saint-Germain, explained that France international Kylian Mbappe has congratulated Lionel Messi for winning the World Cup. It was a tough day for Mbappe and his teammates in the French national team as they were beaten by Argentina on penalties in the final of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. According to the report on GOAL and Marca, Galtier explained that there is no trouble between Messi and Mbappe during and after the World Cup.

Source sportbrief.com

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