Barcelona ace Lionel Messi is tipped to win his sixth Ballon d'Or title when the winners will be revealed on Monday evening.
The Argentine is back to his best this season following an injury during the pre-season that affected his start to the new campaign.
He was the star of the show against Atletico Madrid on Sunday, scoring an 86th-minute winner to take the Catalonia side back to the La Liga summit.
Generally, Barcelona's number 10 has had a stellar year, even though it was not one of his best.
Ahead of the Ballon d'Or awards on Monday night, what has the 32-year-old achieved this year to place him ahead of the queue?
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✅ Champions League top scorer
✅ La Liga Topscorer and most assists
🥇La Liga best player award
🥇UEFA Forward of the Year
🥇Best FIFA men's player
In addition to the above, Messi also won a number of individual awards and accomplishments throughout the year, and here are some of them.
- Most Champions League MOTM awards
- Most La Liga MOTM awards
- Most goal contributions in the top-give leagues
- Most free-kick goals
- Most hat-tricks
- Most braces
- UCL best forward
Will he add the Ballon d'Or to his list of accomplishments this year?