Argentine Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or for the eighth time

Today Argentinian striker of the North American club "Inter Miami" Lionel Messi was awarded the Ballon d'Or for the eighth time, awarded to the best football player in the world by the weekly France Football. Before that, the forward won this prize in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019 and 2021.

It will be recalled that this honorary trophy was won by three Ukrainian football players. Oleg Blokhin won the Golden Ball in 1975, Igor Belanov in 1986, and Andriy Shevchenko in 2004.

18.10.2022 00:00

Frenchman Karim Benzema won the 2022 Ballon d'Or

Today in Paris, the French attacker of the Spanish "Real"...

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