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Messi wins UEFA's Best Player in Europe

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MONACO (AP) Lionel Messi added another individual trophy to his collection Thursday, being voted UEFA's Best Player in Europe for last season.

The Barcelona star beat Luis Suarez, his teammate at the Champions League winner, and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in a Europe-wide poll of journalists.

Messi, the four-time FIFA world player of the year, got the UEFA honor after a season-long duel with Ronaldo for the Champions League scoring record. Both resume this season on 77 goals.

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