- Ballon d’Or – Lionel Messi
- Yashin Trophy – Gianluigi Donnarumma
- Kopa Trophy – Pedri
- Striker of the Year – Robert Lewandowski
- Club of the Year – Chelsea
- Women’s Ballon d’Or – Alexia Putellas
LIONEL MESSI WINS BALLON D’OR 2021
Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi has won his seventh Ballon d’Or after a year in which he won the Copa del Rey with Barcelona and the Copa America with Argentina.
Former Barcelona teammate and Messi’s best friend Luis Suarez presents the 2021 Ballon d’Or.
Club of the Year – Chelsea
Ballon d’Or THIRD place – Jorginho
The Chelsea and Italy midfielder won the Champions League at club level and Euro 2020 with his national team.
4 – Karim Benzema, Real Madrid and France
5 – N’Golo Kante, Chelsea and France
The Yashin Trophy Winner – Gianluigi Donnarumma
And the winner for best goalkeeper goes to Italy’s Euro 2020 winner Donnarumma. A brilliant end to a fantastic year for the PSG man.
Women’s Ballon d’Or Winner:
Striker of the Year Winner: Robert Lewandowski
And the second award of the night goes to Lewandowski who wins the inaugural Striker of the Year award.
“I’m very proud of this trophy, I know what it means to be ready to score the goal,” the Pole said. “Everything I do I have to thank my team-mates, coach and staff. Without them it’s difficult to be at the front.”
The Kopa Trophy Winner: Pedri
Pedri wins the first award of the night. The Kopa Trophy for best young player.