Points to Remember:
- Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been named The Best FIFA Men’s Player for the first time.
- The 32-year-old, who scored 36 goals and helped Barcelona win the La Liga 2018/19, beat two-time winner Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk.
- Messi had also helped Barcelona reach Champions League semi-finals last season.
About FIFA :
- The Fédération Internationale de Football Association is a non-profit organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football.
- It is the highest governing body of football.
- President: Gianni Infantino
- Founded at: Paris, France
- Membership: 211 national associations
- Senior Vice-President: Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa (AFC)
- Secretary General: Fatma Samoura
- Headquarters: Zürich, Switzerland
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- The 2019 FIFA Men’s player award won by whom? Lionel Messi
- Who is the current president of FIFA? Gianni Infantino