LIONEL MESSI celebrated his historic SEVENTH Ballon d’Or victory with an exclusive party on Monday night.
Messi was snapped alongside former teammate Suarez
His wife Antonella also took a picture with a number of the WAGs from PSG
It means he is now two ahead of rival Cristiano Ronaldo as the pair have won 12 of the last 13 years.
After the ceremony, the former Barcelona man then attended a private party to celebrate the win.
And he was joined by a number of his Paris Saint-Germain teammates and their partners.
Among those attending were Ander Herrera, Leandro Paredes, Marquinhos and Sergio Rico.
Atletico Madrid man Luis Suarez, who played alongside Messi at Barca, was also in attendance.
Messi took home his seventh Ballon d’Or on Monday nightCredit: AFP
The next day Messi did not attend PSG training because he was suffering from “symptoms of gastroenteritis”.
A club statement read: ” Lionel Messi and Leandro Paredes did not participate in the training session today due to symptoms of gastroenteritis.
“A further check will be made tomorrow morning.”
Messi’s illness means he – along with teammate and fellow party attendee Paredes – may not be available for their Ligue 1 match against Nice on Wednesday night.
Meanwhile, a number of players have come out in opposition of Messi’s Ballon d’Or victory.
Real Madrid pair Toni Kroos and Iker Casillas were among those who felt it should have gone to a different player.
And Cristiano Ronaldo liked a post which declared that Messi had stolen the award.
His Ballon d’Or triumph comes off the back of triumphing with Argentina in the Copa America – the country’s first major trophy in 28 years.
He also netted 38 times in 44 games for Barcelona last season.
But the Argentine has only featured in seven of new club PSG’s 15 league matches so far this season.
His fitness issues have been a concern as he has already suffered several niggling problems.
He has netted four goals in 11 games in all competitions since arriving in Paris.
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