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Lionel Messi, Carli Lloyd crowned world’s best at 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or

As expected, Lionel Messi of Barcelona copped the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or best male player award. Messi beat out Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar to bag his record fifth award. Carli Lloyd on the other hand was named the Women’s World Player of the Year. Lloyd was a key figure when the United States national team’s won the Women’s World Cup last Summer. Other winners at the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or include (via the Bleacher Report): FIFA World Coach of the Year (Men's): Luis Enrique (Barcelona) World Coach of the Year (Women's): Jill Ellis (USA) FIFA Fair Play Award: All football clubs supporting refugees Puskas Award: Wendell Lira (formerly of Goianesia) The 28-year-old Messi was also part of the FIFPro World XI selection. Joining him were: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich, Germany) Marcelo (Real Madrid, Brazil) Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain, …

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