Messi's new Adizero boots commemorate fourth Ballon d'Or win

adidas have made a special pair for the Barcelona forward after he fended off competition from Andres Iniesta and Cristiano Ronaldo to scoop his latest personal achievement

To celebrate Lionel Messi's fourth Ballon d'Or victory on Monday, adidas have given the Barcelona forward a special pair of Adizero F50 football boots to mark the occasion.

The Argentina international, who fended off competition from club-mate Andres Iniesta and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, became the first player to win the Ballon d'Or four times in a row after netting 91 goals during 2012.

The special release from adidas shows all of the years Messi has won the Ballon d'Or inside the Sun of May which is one of Argentina's national emblems. The boot also showcases Messi's signature logo which is likely to be present on all footwear and clothing showcased by the 25-year-old.

It could be difficult to get your hands on a pair as adidas have no plans to release these to the public. But fear not, adidas are running a competition on Twitter to give you a chance to win a pair just follow @TeamMessi for more details.