[/sport/teampages/liverpool.html Liverpool] fans are furious that Virgil van Dijk was pipped to the [/sport/ballon_dor/index.html Ballon d'Or] award by [/sport/lionelmessi/index.html Lionel Messi].
The Argentine, who attended with his wife Antonella Roccuzzo and his two sons Thiago and Mateo, went into the evening in Paris level with Ronaldo on five Ballon d'Or awards each but now stands alone with six.
Van Dijk came second after a year which included winning the Champions League with the Reds in 2019 and Liverpool knocking out Messi's [/sport/teampages/barcelona.html Barcelona] in the process.
Liverpool fans are furious Virgil van Dijk was pipped to the Ballon d'Or award by Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi received a record sixth Ballon d'Or http://playersintroduction.mystrikingly.com/blog/antonella-roccuzzo-short-biography award at a ceremony in Paris on Monday night
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