2009-2012: “Messi won Ballon d’Or because of Xavi and Iniesta.”
2015: “Messi won Ballon d’Or because of Neymar.”
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2019: Messi wins Ballon d’Or, Golden Boot, and IFFHS best playmaker awards all in a single year.
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