Lionel Messi will definitely have won everything! Monday February 27, 2023, during the “Fifa The Best” Trophies ceremony, he received the prize for the best player for the year 2022. Thus, he won this distinction for the second time in his career. Indeed, he had already lifted the prize in 2009. Present to receive the trophy, he was very moved. “It’s wonderful,” he said at first, after being congratulated by his partner at PSG, Kylian Mbappé. “It’s a pleasure to be in such a list alongside Benzema and Kylian, who had a huge year. It’s an honor to get the award. I want to thank my teammates, some are here. Without this accomplishment, we wouldn’t be here. It’s a recognition for the whole group, this year has been crazy for me. I was able to fulfill my dream after fighting so much. That’s what makes me arrived more beautiful in my career”, he continued, referring to the World Cup he won with the Argentina team.
“I want to thank my family, the Argentine people, who have lived this World Cup so intensely. I kiss my children who are watching,” concluded Lionel Messi. His wife, Antonella Roccuzzo, was present at his side and was very happy for him to see him win such a distinction.
Lionel Messi at The Best FIFA Football Awards pic.twitter.com/K3fwr8kFbD
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Lionel Messi’s wife caused a stir
Moreover, the one who shares the life of the attacker caused a sensation during this ceremony. For the occasion, she had chosen to wear a long black dress with a side slit and open high heels, also black. To complete her outfit, she chose a bag that did not go unnoticed. For good reason, it looked like a red rose and was just sublime.
Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo © CYRIL MOREAU