Step aside John Cruyff. Move over Laszlo Kubala, Romario and Ronald Koeman. And, please, don’t even mention Ronaldinho.
Lionel Messi has won the inaugural UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the 2010-11 season.
Barcelona and Lionel Messi put their places among football’s all-time greats beyond all doubt Saturday as the Argentina striker scored one goal and created another in a 3-1 Champions League final win over Manchester United.