Ballon d’ Or 2021: Full list of all winners
The winner of the 2021 Ballon d’Or award has been presented on Monday evening at roughly 20:30 CET, after the coveted honor was forced to undergo a COVID-19-imposed hiatus in 2020.
With Karim Benzema up against Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi, and N’Golo Kante as the favourites, it’s the Argentine international who is the overwhelming favourite with the bookmakers following his outstanding performances in the Copa America, finally lifting his first professional trophy in an Albiceleste shirt.
The 2021 Ballon d’ Or was announced on Monday night in Paris.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’ Or this year ahead of
Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski and Chelsea’s Jorginho.
Below is the full list of all winners during the 2021 Ballon d’Or awards ceremony:
Kopa trophy (best player under 21) – Barcelona’s Pedri
Best Striker of the Year award – Lewandoski
Women’s Ballon d’Or 2021 – Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas
Yachine Trophy 2021 – PSG’s Gianluigi Donnarumma
Men’s Ballon d’Or 2021 – PSG’s Lionel Messi.
Club of the Year award – Chelsea