Ballon d’Or

By Squawka News

Published: 12:34, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 11:53, 22 April 2020

The ‘Ballon d’Or‘ is an annual award presented to the footballer adjudged to have performed the best over the previous year. The accolade was established by magazine France Football and has been presented every year since 1956. Football journalists and coaches and captains of national teams vote for the winner. Some of the game’s greatest players have won the award on multiple occasions, including Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.