The date of the announcement of the winner of the Golden Ball Emirates time .. and the leak of the identity of the hero!

International attention is focused on the French capital, Paris, today, Monday (at 23:30 UAE time) to identify the winner of the award for the best player in the world for the year 2021 presented by the famous French magazine France Football, as 30 players compete for the title led by Argentine stars Lionel Messi and his traditional rival, Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo and Poland's Robert Lewandowski, while the list includes Egyptian Arab stars Mohamed Salah and Algerian Riyad Mahrez.

Messi is considered the closest to winning the award, according to the leaks of a number of stars through social networking sites, most notably former Manchester United star Patrice Evra, especially after winning this year's first international title throughout his football career, with Argentina winning the South American title "Copa America" ​​at the expense of Brazil.

The award has witnessed dominance from Messi and Ronaldo in the past decade, with the exception of the Croatian Luka Modric breaking the chain in 2018, where the Argentine flea won the Golden Ball six times in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019, Ronaldo won the award in 2008, 2013, 2014, and 2016. and 2017.

4 categories for the Ballon d'Or

Men's Golden


Ball Women's Golden Ball


Cuban Award (Best Young Player)


Yashin Award (Best Goalkeeper)


How to choose a Ballon d'Or winner

The winner of the Ballon d'Or is chosen by voting from among 170 journalists of the French magazine "France Football", and each journalist of the French magazine chooses five candidates from among the 30 to win the Ballon d'Or, so that the first gets 6 points, the second gets four points, and the third gets three points, the fourth on two points, and the fifth on a single point.

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