Barcelona Post Outstanding Tweet After Lionel Messi's 'FIFA Best' Snub

Lionel Messi's omission from FIFA's Best award sent social media into overdrive which includes a superb Tweet from Barcelona.

Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah have been nominated for 'The Best FIFA's Men's Player Award'.

Yep, that's right - Messi doesn't make the cut despite his scintillating season for Barcelona in the 2017/18 campaign. He bagged a ridiculous 45 goals in all competitions, steering his side to a domestic double.

Messi being snubbed of a spot on the shortlist has now prompted a reaction from his club.

Barcelona have shared a picture of the man himself, accompanied with the words: "No doubt for Barça Fans. He is the best. Period."

Naturally, Messi's exclusion from FIFA's candidates got people talking. Here's some reaction from Twitter:

Who's taking home the prestigious gong? Sound off in the comment section below.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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