The Ballon d'Or brings prestige to those who win the award, Every footballer would love to win the Golden Ball award, but how much does a player get for winning the award.
Its founder, France Football, doesn't give a cent to the winner, but the trophy already has an estimated value of $3,500, however, clubs and brands often reward players for winning the award.
According to Football Leaks, Luka Modric got $1.2million from Real Madrid for his 2018 win. Neymar would get $3.5million from PSG if he wins the Golden Ball award. Since 2013, Lionel Messi has received $1.2million every time he wins the award while he was in Barcelona.
The good thing about winning this award is that a player would go down in history as one of the best and he would get a lot of money for winning the award.
What do you think about players not getting any money for winning the Ballon d'Or? Let us know your opinions in the comments section below.
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