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Checkout The Top 3 Ballons D'or Winners From 2008 Till Date

Check out The Top 3 Ballon D'or Winners From 2008 Till Date.

The Ballon D'or award is an individual award for football players. The award started in 1956 with Stanley Matthews of Blackpool, been the first player to win it. The award was formerly known as European Footballer Of The Year Award which was only opened to European players playing in European Clubs.


These rules were changed in 1995 to allow players that are not originated from Europe to participate in the award If they are playing in European clubs.


Ever since these rules were changed, you can see players from other continent winning the prize over and over again. In fact, a non-European player has the highest Ballon D'or awards in history.

The Award has been on, annually until the year 2020 when everything in the world was shutdown due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.


Here's the list of Ballon D'or winners from 2008


Ballon D'or 2008


1.Cristiano Ronaldo

2. Lionel Messi

3. Fernando Torres


Ballon D'or 2009


1. Lionel Messi

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

3. Xavi


Ballon D'or 2010


1. Lionel Messi

2. Andres Inesta

3. Xavi


Ballon D'or 2011

1.Lionel Messi

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

3. Xavi


Ballon D'or 2012


1. Lionel Messi

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

3. Xavi


Ballon D'or 2013


1. Cristiano Ronaldo

2. Lionel Messi

3. Franck Ribery


Ballon D'or 2014


1. Cristiano Ronaldo

2. Lionel Messi

3. Manual Neuer


Ballon D'or 2015


1. Lionel Messi

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

3. Neymar


Ballon D'or 2016


1. Cristiano Ronaldo

2. Lionel Messi

3. Antoine Griezmann


Ballon D'or 2017


1. Cristiano Ronaldo

2. Lionel Messi

3. Neymar


Ballon D'or 2018


1. Luka Modric

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

3. Antoine Griezmann


Ballon D'or 2019


1. Lionel Messi

2. Virgil Van Dijk

3. Cristiano Ronaldo


Ballon D'or 2020

No award was given in 2020 due to the covid-19 Pandemic.


Question: who do u think will win the Ballon D'or 2021?


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