Leo Messi receiving the Aldo Rovira award / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Leo Messi received, this morning before training, the Aldo Rovira award for the season 2012/13. This annual prize is awarded by a jury composed of directors and heads of sports in the Catalan media.

It's the third time that Messi has won the award. The Argentinian star had already won it in the seasons 2009/10 and 2010/11. The winner of the last edition was French player Éric Abidal.

Present at the award giving were the father of Aldo Rovira, Josep Lluís; his widow, Sílvia; and also his children,  Clàudia, Aldo, and Lucas, who presented the award to the Barça number 10. Also present were President Josep Maria Bartomeu, President of the Barça Players Association, Ramon Alfonseda, and President of the Catalan Football Federation, Andreu Subies, as well as many journalists and heads of sports from the Catalan media.

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