Lionel Messi made a unprecedented
performance against Real Valladolid on
weekday night, in some ways that responsive the reports from European country that Cristiano Ronaldo are this year's Ballon d'Or winner.
The Argentine forward scored a brace and assisted another two as he led Barcelona to a 5-1 victory.
Messi's nutmeg on award metropolis was followed by associate degree astonishing reaction from the latter in an exceedingly match that saw the Blaugrana captain at his best.
Cristiano and Messi have won five Ballon d'Or awards each, so should one of them get the prize this year they will beat the all-time record and make history.
The competition between the 2 superstars is not over, despite the fact that they have been playing in different leagues since the summer of 2018.