Townflex is here again and it is all about the just-ended 2021 Ballon D’or awards, and we are to get you a view of the full list of winners at the ceremony.
The Ballon D’or 2021, came off on Monday night, November 29, 2021, in Paris France.
About Ballon D’OR
What is Ballon D’or: The Ballon d’Or is an annual football award presented by French news magazine France Football that is one of the oldest and generally regarded as the most prestigious individual award for football players. It has been awarded since 1956.
On Monday’s award show, Argentina professional footballer, Lionel Messi made history once again as he men’s 2021 Ballon d’Or award for the seventh time.
The 34-year-old PSG striker, Messi managed to beat the likes of Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski, Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema and Chelsea’s Jorginho, as well as his rival five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to collect the prize.
Lewandowski did pick up the consolation prize of the newly formed Striker of the Year award, while the Women’s Ballon d’Or went to Barcelona captain Alexia Putellas.
Chelsea Football Club also won the award for the Club of the Year for their on-pitch achievements with both men’s and women’s teams.
Check out the full list of winners at the just ended 2021 Ballon D’or below.
Ballon D’or 2021 Winners
Men’s Ballon d’Or top 10
Lionel Messi (ARG/Barcelona) WINNER
Robert Lewandowski (POL/Bayern Munich)
Karim Benzema (FRA/Real Madrid)
N’Golo Kante (FRA/Chelsea)
Cristiano Ronaldo (POR/Juventus – Manchester United)
Mohamed Salah (EGY/Liverpool)
Kevin De Bruyne (BEL/Manchester City)
Kylian Mbappe (FRA/Paris SG)
Gianluigi Donnarumma (ITA/AC Milan – Paris SG)
Women’s Ballon d’Or top 10
Alexia Putellas (ESP/Barcelona) WINNER
Jennifer Hermoso (ESP/Barcelona)
Sam Kerr (AUS/Chelsea)
Vivianne Miedema (NED/Arsenal)
Christine Sinclair (CAN/Portland Storms)
Pernille Harder (DAN/Chelsea)
Ashley Lawrence (CAN/Paris SG)
Jessie Fleming (CAN/Chelsea)
Fran Kirby (ENG/Chelsea)
Kopa Trophy top 3 (young players)
Pedri (ESP/Barcelona) WINNER
Jude Bellingham (ENG/Borussia Dortmund)
Jamal Musiala (GER/Bayern Munich)
Yashin Trophy top 3 (goalkeepers)
Gianluigi Donnarumma (ITA/AC Milan – Paris SG) WINNER