​Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or for the sixth time in his career, but it was the good folks of Twitter who provided the evening's entertainment.


Of course, there were those who only wanted to wish the Argentine well after his record-breaking win...


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​​It's clear a loooottttt of people agreed with the decision...

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There are many ways to praise the GOAT, yet it was BT Sport who summed things up...

Yes, we are truly blessed to watch Messi in action. Well, many of us are blessed, but not everyone enjoyed seeing him scoop the Ballon d'Or...



It seems Messi has as many supporters as he does haters...


Although, Cristiano Ronaldo appears to have even more haters...



And what about Virgil van Dijk? No one could hate the colossal Dutchman - just look at his smile...



Well, maybe he has one...

James Milner is only upset because he's not one of the seven Liverpool players who made the shortlist...


However, even the Reds' leading man had to admit he'd lost to the better footballer...

Congratulations, Lord Lionel, you're the GOAT of GOATs. The best of the best. The cream of the crop. The creme de la...ah you get the picture. 


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