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2014 World CupLionel Messi

Golden Ball

13 Jul, 2014

Messi wins the 2014 World Cup Golden Ball award as the tournament’s top player as voted by FIFA. Although scoreless in the knockout stages, he scored four in the group and captained Argentina to its 1-0 final loss against Germany, the furthest the team has progressed in finals competition since 1990, placing him ahead of early tournament favourites Neymar of Brazil and Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo.

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