Monday, 2 December 2019

Ballon d'Or 2019: Lionel Messi beats Van Dijk and Cristiano Ronald to the Prize for record 6th times.

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s defender, Virgil van Dijk to win the 2019 Men's Ballon d'Or for a sixth time currently holding at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris.
The Barcelona super star lead a 30-man shortlist, with Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo expected to finish on the podium. There was no place for last year's winner Luka Modric, though his Real Madrid team-mates Karim Benzema and Eden Hazard are in the running.  

USA national team forward Megan Rapinoe has won the women’s Ballon d’Or.