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Messi, US captain Rapinoe win Ballon d'Or awards
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Bangladesh, Dec. 3 -- time winner of the Ballon d'Or, Lionel Messi said he's far from finished.
"I hope to continue for a long time," Messi said on Monday in Paris from behind a row of the trophies which honor the world's best soccer player.
"I realize that I am very lucky, even if, one day, retirement will come. It will be difficult. But I still have a lot of good years ahead of me. Time goes by very quickly, so I want to enjoy football and my family."
While the 32-year-old Messi won his sixth Ballon d'Or, United States captain Megan Rapinoe won her first.
"I can't believe I'm the one winning in this field, it's been an incredible year," Rapinoe said in a recorded video message during the ceremony at the lavish Theatre du Chatelet.
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