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Gallery: 2019 Ballon d'Or Awards Evening

The 2019 Ballon d'Or awards gala was held in Paris on Monday night, when FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi won the main prize a record-breaking sixth time. Here are the best pictures from the memorable night, featuring Virgil van Dijk, Kylian Mbappe and many other big names.

Click through the gallery above to see the best pictures from the 2019 Ballon d'Or awards evening!

It was another unforgettable evening in the capital of France, where French publication France Football held their annual awards night to celebrate the best performers of the calendar year.

Messi scooped the main accolade for a sixth time after a brilliant 2019, during which he won the LaLiga title as well as individual prizes such as the 2018/19 European Golden Shoe award and the Best FIFA Men's Player prize.

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The 32-year-old beat the likes of Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo to the Ballon d'Or, while Sadio Mane came in at fourth place. Take a look at some of the best pictures from the night in the gallery above!

Do you think Messi deserved to win the award? Let us know in the comments section below.

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