Messi was again elected best player in the Spanish league
Buenos Aires, November 13, 2012
Lionel Messi was voted the best player of the 2011-2012 season and also by fourth time best striker in the Professional Football League prizes (LFP).
“I want to thank these two awards by the coaches who voted for me as best forward and colleagues who did it for best player,” said “La Pulga”.
“It is a great pride to receive these awards. I played well last year, is a big illusion and a great joy,” Messi said.
Other winners were: Pepe Guardiola, as best coach, Andres Iniesta, as attacking midfielder, and Carles Puyol, for his fairness, all of Barcelona.
Meanwhile, Iker Casillas was voted the best goalkeeper, Sergio Ramos, best defender, Xabi Alonso, better steering and Francisco Alarcon Isco (Málaga), as revelation.