Messi beat off competition from Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid and his team mate Andrés Iniesta.
The Argentine scored 91 goals during 2012, an all time record which helped him win the Ballon D’Or for a fourth time.
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Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.
Newcastle United are staring down the barrel of relegation to the Championship for the second time in the past eight years.