Barcelona’s Argentine legend stakes strong claim for fifth Ballon D’Or crown

Barcelona’s Argentine legend stakes strong claim for fifth Ballon D’Or crown

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The three most talented footballers battle it out for the highest individual accolade on Monday and, as this infographic from daily fantasy football site Football Fanager shows, this has been the year of Barcelona maestro Lionel Messi yet again.

His scoring has been emphatic, sharing top spot with old rival Cristiano Ronaldo for goals and beating both the Portuguese and third competitor Neymar on assists.

Despite scoring less than his rivals, Brazilian Neymar has also been deadly in front of goals this season, topping the shot conversion rate. With all three players having a stellar year, who will come out on top?

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Amit Singh is the editor of Think Football and contributes for a number of other football websites, follow on twitter @Think_Football