He was the hot favourite and duly delivered by winning the 2012 Ballon d'Or, with adidas releasing a video to honour Messi's magical feat
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On January 7, 2013, Lionel Messi was awarded the FIFA World Player of the Year - known as the Ballon d'Or - for the fourth year in succession.
It was a fitting reward for Messi, who scored a staggering 91 goals in 2012 to break Gerd Muller's mark of 85, achieved in 1972.
To celebrate the world's greatest player, adidas teamed up with illustrator Richard Swarbrick to make an amazing tribute by video. Check it out here!
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