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Read why 2020 Ballon d'Or was scrapped

Ballon d'Or has been granted since 1956 by France Football

A year ago, Aubameyang completed twentieth in the race for the prize. 

France Football will pick the fantasy group in history rather to fill the current year's space. 

The esteemed individual prize won't be granted this season because of the Covid-19 effect. 

"It's such an abnormal year, that we were unable to regard it as a common one. Suppose that we began looking at (settling on the choice) in any event two months prior," France Football editorial manager Pascal Ferré told The Associated Press in a phone meet. 

"Is anything but a choice we trifled with however we needed to acknowledge it couldn't be an ordinary or run of the mill Ballon d'Or champ, and what truly stressed us it that it wouldn't be reasonably granted. 

"The season began with specific principles and finished with different standards. In January and February, soccer was played before full stands. At that point from May and June it was with void stands. 

"At that point we had the five substitutes rule and not three. At that point different changes occurred as far as the rivalries, outstandingly the last (eight-group knockout arrangement) for the Champions League when it had begun with home and away legs." 

A year ago Lionel Messi won his sixth Ballon d'Or as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang completed the race twentieth. 

To fill the current year's void, France Football has thought of a choice to pick a fantasy group all things considered. 

The magazine's jury of 180 will choose history's best group from a waitlist of five players in each position. The setup will be known at some point in pre-winter.

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Ballon d'Or France Football Lionel Messi Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang The Associated Press


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