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Lionel Messi wins the Ballon d'Or 2021

2021-11-29T21:06:07.661Z

Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi won his seventh Ballon d'Or, the most prestigious individual award a player can win in world soccer. | Sports | CNN



Messi adds to his career the seventh Ballon d'Or 2:23

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Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi won his seventh Ballon d'Or, the most prestigious individual award that a player can win in world football.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who has five of these recognitions, was sixth in the ranking.

Messi beat Polish Robert Lewandowski.

After the award was not awarded in 2020, the Bayern Munich player was left with the award for best forward of the year.

Lionel Messi said that Lewandowski deserved the Ballon d'Or last year and that

France Football

, the magazine that presents the award, should present it to him.

Messi adds to his career the seventh Ballon d'Or 2:23

Ballon d'Or: women

Alexia Putellas (Spain, Barcelona)

Alexia Putellas (Credit: BJORN LARSSON ROSVALL / TT News Agency / AFP via Getty Images)

The other awards

Best club of the year

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Chelsea fc

Torfeo Yashin: best goalkeeper

Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy, PSG)

Best scorer of the year trophy 

Robert Lewandowski (Poland, Bayern Munich)

Kopa Trophy (best player under 21 years old)

Pedri (Spain, Barcelona)

The 10 finalists

1. Lionel Messi (Argentina, PSG)

2. Robert Lewandowski (Poland, Bayern Munich)

3. Jorginho (Italy, Chelsea)

4. Karim Benzema (France, Real Madrid)

5. Ngolo Kanté (France, Chelsea)

6. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Manchester United)

7. Mohammed Salah (Egypt, Liverpool)

8. Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium, Manchester City)

9. Kylian Mbappé (France, PSG)

10. Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy, PSG)

Winners of recent years of the Ballon d'Or

Here are the winners of the last ten years:

2021: Lionel Messi

2020: There was no award

2019: Lionel Messi

2018: Luka Modric

2017: Cristiano Ronaldo

2016: Cristiano Ronaldo

2015: Lionel Messi

2014: Cristiano Ronaldo

2013: Cristiano Ronaldo

2012: Lionel Messi

2011: Lionel Messi

Golden Ball

Source: cnnespanol

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