Ballon d’Or winners list: Know the best football players
Here is a list of the Ballon d’Or winners from 2001 to 2020:
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated the Ballon d’Or in the 21st century, winning a combined 12 awards between them.
The Ballon d’Or is a football award awarded annually by France Football. Except for 1973-1974 and 2020, it has been awarded since 1956.
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Facts about the Ballon d’Or:
- Stanley Matthews was the first winner of the Ballon d’Or in 1956.
- The Ballon d’Or was initially solely open to European players, but it has been open to players from any country since 1995.
- Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have won the Ballon d’Or together 12 times.