Another prestigious award for Lionel Messi–the breaker of Gerd Muller’s record. World famous World Soccer Magazine just announced Lionel Messi as the winner of the World Soccer Player Award 2012. This famous magazine has been giving this award over the last 30 years. Messi got staggering 47.33% while Cristiano Ronaldo got 19.01%.
Votes of the Other Nominees of World Soccer Player Award 2012
Cristiano Ronaldo 19.01
Andres Iniesta 9.77%
Xavi Hernandez 1.78%
Messi, the hero of Baghdad Messi, achieved this award for the third time. Only Ronaldo, the phenomenon, achieved this award three times before Messi. This means how special this Argentine international is.