Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero congratulated his Argentina team mate Lionel Messi on his record fourth Ballon D'Or victory:
Messi, Messi, Messi, Messi
QPR winger Shaun Wright-Phillips and former Barcelona player Gary Lineker also took to Twitter:
Congratulations to Lionel Messi on winning his 4th Ballon d'Or. Totalmente merecido
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