Lionel Messi creates record by winning 4th FIFA Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi added yet another feather in his cap as he won an unprecedented fourth, consecutive, Ballon d’Or at a FIFA gala in Zurich. The awards makes Messi’s status as the greatest player of his generation after he left behing Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona teammate Andres Iniesta for the prize. Messi received a vote share of 41.60 percent to 23.68 for Ronaldo and 10.91 for Iniesta.

Messi scored a staggering 91 goals in all competitions in 2012.

Lionel Messi:

Lionel Andrés Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for La Liga club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He serves as thecaptain of his country’s national football team.

Golden Cleats Awards to Bolt and Fraser-Pryce

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) 2012 Golden Cleats Awards.
Bolt and Fraser-Pryce took the male and female athletes of the year awards for their astounding performances at the London Olympic Games.

In London Olympics, Bolt won 3 gold medals in the 100m, 200m and sprint relay repeating the Beijing success, while Fraser-Pryce retained her 100m crown and bagged silver medals in the 200m and sprint relay.