His outstanding performance against Celtic FC in Glasgow made him earn such honour from the European governing body. Leo being the only scorer of two goals in the game made Barcelona secured the first spot on the Group C standings.
He has scored a total of nine goals in four games of the group stage, at least for now no one can match his number of goals scored.
In the poll result, after Lionel Messi is Marco Reus who is the scorer of hat-trick against Legia Warsaw.
— Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) November 25, 2016