Salah has finished third in the annual Federation Internationale de Football Association award behind the victor Luka Modric, and Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo who came in the second place, however the Egyptian won a consolation prize in the Puskas award for his strike against Everton.
The star-studded event will also see the best Women's Player, Men's Coach, Women's Coach and Men's Goalkeeper crowned, as well as picking Goal of the Year. "All your dreams can come true".
Last year's runner-up Messi finished outside the top three for the first time since 2006.
Meanwhile, Sport simply stated that "The Best is Messi end of story" and drew upon comments from Samuel Eto'o and Dani Alves to back their claim.
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Brazil's Marta did become a six-time victor, earning the women's honor for the first time since 2010.
Ronaldo had won the award for the last two years with Messi and him dominating the voting over the course of the last 11 years. "And for this I am happy that people recognise me as the best for this year". It is my teammates from Real Madrid and Croatia.
France boss Didier Deschamps was recognized as the best men's coach after leading his country to a World Cup win, 20 years after he'd won the tournament as a player.
"This trophy is also for my family without who I would not be the player and person that I am", he said.
Malawi national team Belgian coach Ronny Van de Geneughden (RVG) nominated his compatriot Kevin van de Bruyne to be considered as the victor of this year's FIFA Ballon D'or while his captain John Lanjesi favoured Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo.
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Ronaldo, who left Madrid in the offseason to join Italian champion Juventus, was second with 19 percent.
The diminutive winger had a good season for club Chelsea and has begun the new campaign on a blistering note, while his World Cup exploits for Belgium piqued the interest of Real Madrid.
France forward Kylian Mbappe was fourth and Messi fifth with just under 10 percent of the vote.
France World Cup victor Kylian Mbappe was fourth on the list ahead of Messi. "Thanks to my fans all over the world for great support and love that they are showing me".
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