Lionel Messi, a superstar from Argentina, defeated Stephen Curry, Max Verstappen, and Kylian Mbappe, teammates at Paris Saint-Germain, to win the title of Champion of Champions.
L'Equipe, a well-known French sports publication, presented the prize.
Lionel Messi is receiving the award for the first time as a result of his success with Argentina at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Messi outperformed Mbappe in the rankings, earning a staggering 808 points to the Frenchman's meager 381
Mbappe was followed in the standings by tennis great Rafael Nadal, who finished third with 285 points, and Belgian cyclist Remco Evenopoel, who took fourth.
Max Verstappen, a star in Formula One, is ranked fifth.
The top 10 winners are listed below.
Lionel Messi: 808 points
Kylian Mbappe: 381 points
Rafael Nadal: 285 points
Remco Evenopoel: 252 points
Max Verstappen: 196 points
Karim Benzema: 195 points
Armand Duplantis: 185 points
Stephen Curry: 139 points
Antoine Dupont: 105 points
David Popovici: 98 points