Lionel Messi won a record sixth men’s Ballon d’Or award at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, beating Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane to take the honours along side Megan Rapinoe who wins women’s Ballon d’Or

Now aged 32, it is Messi’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and his sixth overall as he moves one ahead of his old rival Cristiano Ronaldo.

Messi succeeds Luka Modric, the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder who won the prize last year.

The full list of 2019 Ballon d’Or winners below:

The winners and other top finishers in the four trophies awarded at the 2019 Ballon d’Or ceremony on Monday in Paris:

Men’s Ballon d’Or

1. Lionel Messi (ARG/Barcelona)

2. Virgil van Dijk (NED/Liverpool)

3. Cristiano Ronaldo (POR/Juventus)

4. Sadio Mane (SEN/Liverpool)

5. Mohamed Salah (EGY/Liverpool)

6. Kylian Mbappe (FRA/PSG)

7. Alisson Becker (BRA/Liverpool)

8. Robert Lewandowski (POL/Bayern Munich)

9. Bernardo Silva (POR/Manchester City)

10. Riyad Mahrez (ALG/Manchester City)

Women’s Ballon d’Or

1. Megan Rapinoe (USA/Reign FC)

2. Lucy Bronze (ENG/Lyon)

3. Alex Morgan (USA/Orlando Pride)

4. Ada Hegerberg (NOR/Lyon)

5. Viviane Miedema (NED/Arsenal)

6. Wendie Renard (FRA/Lyon)

7. Sam Kerr (AUS/Chicago Red Stars)

8. Rose Lavelle (USA/Washington Spirit)

9. Ellen White (ENG/Manchester City)

10. Dzsenifer Marozsan (GER/Lyon)

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