Tag: Ballon d’Or

Who will win? Every Women’s Ballon d’Or nominee rated

France Football have named the 20 players selected for the Women's Ballon d'Or 2019, so let's look at them all and see who is likely to win.
MONACO, MONACO - FEBRUARY 18: Arsene Wenger winner of the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award speaks on stage during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles, Sporting Monte-Carlo on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus)

Arsene Wenger tips Liverpool man to win Ballon D’Or

Arsene Wenger has tipped Sadio Mane to win the Ballon D'Or ahead of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as we wait for the nominees to be announced.
Olympique Lyonnais' Norwegian forward Ada Hegerberg gestures after receiving the 2018 FIFA Women's Ballon d'Or award for best player of the year during the 2018 FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris on December 3, 2018. - The winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or will be revealed at a glittering ceremony in Paris on December 3 evening, with Croatia's Luka Modric and a host of French World Cup winners all hoping to finally end the 10-year duopoly of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

What a t**t: Arsenal players react to Ballon d’Or sexism

What do you ask the first ever woman to win the Ballon d’Or who has just given a rousing speech aimed at encouraging more women and girls to get involved with the sport? Well, if you’re a dick with a dick, you ask her to twerk, of course.
Olympique Lyonnais' Norwegian forward Ada Hegerberg gestures after receiving the 2018 FIFA Women's Ballon d'Or award for best player of the year during the 2018 FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris on December 3, 2018. - The winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or will be revealed at a glittering ceremony in Paris on December 3 evening, with Croatia's Luka Modric and a host of French World Cup winners all hoping to finally end the 10-year duopoly of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

15 goals in 9 games: A worthy winner

The Norwegian striker Ada Hegerberg won the first ever women's Ballon d'Or which was voted for by a panel of journalists.

3 favourites picked – Who could win the Ballon d’Or?

France football have created the Women's Ballon d'Or and, for the first Edition, there are 15 nominees.
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Fans react to Arsenal 28-year-old being excluded from Ballon d'Or list

Alexis Sanchez wasn't nominated for the Ballon d'Or, but the likes of Philippe Coutinho were.

Does Alexis’ Ballon d’Or nomination mean anything?

Earlier this week, Alexis was nominated for the Ballon d'Or. The greatest individual prize in football will end up in the hands of either Lionel...

Women’s Football shortlists for FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015 revealed

Controversy is not far away when the annual FIFA Ballon d'Or pre-list is disclosed and this year is no exception with top players and...

The greatest Ballon d’Or loser

Monday night saw Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo win the Ballon d’Or for the second year in a row. Fighting off competition from runners up four-time...