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Women’s Ballon d’Or: Spain and Barcelona midfielder Aitana Bonmati wins award for first time

Spain and Barcelona midfielder Aitana Bonmati has won the Women’s Ballon d’Or for the first time. The 25-year-old enjoyed a hugely successful year as she helped her club triumph in the Spanish top flight and Champions League, and her country win the World Cup in the summer. She was also crowned Uefa’s player of the […]

Men’s Ballon d’Or: Lionel Messi wins eighth award, beating Erling Haaland to trophy

Argentina and Inter Miami forward Lionel Messi has won the Men’s Ballon d’Or for an eighth time. The 36-year-old was recognised at the ceremony in Paris after helping his country win the World Cup in Qatar last year. England and Real Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham won the Kopa Trophy for the world’s best player aged […]

Ballon d’Or: England’s Georgia Stanway says awards ceremony clash is ‘unfortunate’

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Alexia Putellas has won the last two Ballon d’Or Feminin awards England’s Georgia Stanway says it is “unfortunate” that female players nominated for the Ballon d’Or will be unable to attend the awards ceremony as they are on international duty. The show takes place on Monday, live on the BBC iPlayer, […]

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