Lionel Messi has been voted best male footballer of 2022.
The Argentina captain won the Guardian Player of the Year, while Cristiano Ronaldo did not make it into the top 50.
Lionel Messi demonstrated remarkable individual performances in the Year 2022 and topped Ligue 1 in assists.
The 35-year-old was an integral part of his club, PSG’s success in domestic competitions.
Messi created and scored goals in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, guiding the South American nation to the coveted trophy.
His performance at the World Cup alone earned the 35-year-old the distinction of being the best player of 2022.
See the top 10:
2. Kylian Mbappe
3. Karim Benzema
4. Erling Haaland
5. Luka Modric
6 Kevin De Bruyne
7. Robert Lewandowski
6. Vinicius Junior
9. Thibaut Courtois