LIONEL MESSI was named in his 14th consecutive Fifpro world XI after lacking out on Fifa’s The Greatest Males’s Participant award.
The Argentine star, 33, was named within the three-man shortlist for the celebrated award.
Lionel Messi has been named in his 14th straight world XI
Lionel Messi has now made the previous 14 Fifpro world XI groupsCredit score: Rex Options
However he and Cristiano Ronaldo – holding 11 Ballons d’Or between them – lost out to red-hot Robert Lewandowski.
The Polish striker, 32, scored 60 targets in simply 52 video games throughout the interval judged – not less than 20 greater than another participant in Europe’s Massive 5 leagues.
Ronaldo hilariously looked far from impressed when Lewandowski was announced as winner.
However each he and Messi did have one thing to smile about at Thursday night’s ceremony.
The star pair have been named alongside Lewandowski within the front-three of the 2020 Fifpro world XI.
And it was an excellent night time for Liverpool too, with FOUR gamers making the group.
Alisson – who missed out on the Males’s Greatest Goalkeeper award to Manuel Neuer – beat the German to the beginning spot within the Fifpro XI.
Trent Alexander-Arnold and Virgil van Dijk each made the back-four after serving to Liverpool to their first-ever Premier League title in 2019-20.
Cristiano Ronaldo earlier misplaced out to Lewandowski within the race for the Fifa Greatest Males’s Participant awardCredit score: Reuters
Trent Alexander-Arnold is considered one of 4 Liverpool stars within the beginning XICredit score: Rex Options
The Reds duo joined Actual Madrid star Sergio Ramos and Bayern Munich wonderkid Alphonso Davies within the back-line.
In midfield, Thiago Alcantara – who solely lately joined Liverpool from Bayern Munich – joined Kevin De Bruyne and Joshua Kimmich in a central trio.
Ronaldo, Messi and Lewandowski capped off an outrageously gifted group up entrance.
Elsewhere on the awards present, Tottenham star Son Heung-min won the Puskas award for finest objective for his beautiful solo strike towards Burnley final season.
And Jurgen Klopp gained the Males’s Greatest Coach award beating Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa.