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The Oscars of Football: the history of the Ballon d’Or

3rd December 2023

The Ballon d’Or award is accompanied with glitz and glamour, despite favouring attacking players playing in European clubs. In the world of football, the Ballon d’Or remains the ultimate recognition of excellence and talent on the pitch. Established in 1956, this is a prestigious award that has celebrated the sport’s greatest players for nearly seven ...