Lionel Messi has won the first-ever FIFA Ballon d'Or World Player of the Year award. Let's hope he can continue his other-worldly play for years to come, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
The winner of the Ballon d'Or World Player of the Year will be announced Monday. Who deserves it most -- Xavi, Iniesta or Messi? We look at the pros and (few) cons of each player.