FIFA Ballon D Or: The Best Player Award In Football
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FIFA Ballon d’Or is the highest level individual award in football. The award is given to the best football player in the world every year. The award started in the year 1956 when it was popularly known as the European Best Player Award where only players from Europe were eligible for the award hence its name. in 1995 the rules were changed where every player who played for the European clubs could win. In the year 2009 the award was merged with the FIFA best player award and became the FIFA Ballon d’Or which could be won by any footballer in the world . the winner is known through a jury and selection process, national team coaches and captains and one specialist journalist can vote for the three nominees. The player who garners most points…show more content… To many, he is considered to be the greatest goalkeeper in the football history. Throughout his career, Lev made over 150 penalty saves and kept over 10 clean sheets. In 1963, he was awarded the Ballon d’Or award-becoming the first and only goalkeeper to have received the award.
1964-Denis Law- Scotland- Manchester United
Law is a Scottish former footballer who enjoyed a very successful career. Having helped Manchester United win their first league title by 28 goals, he became the winner of Ballon d'Or. in 1964.
Eusebio is considered to be one of the greatest footballers of all time. Through his 9 fantastic goals, he helped Portugal reach third place in the 1966 World Cup. In 1965, while playing for Benfica, he gathered a total of 67 points and became the winner of Ballon d'Or.
1966-Bobby Charlton-England-Manchester United
Bobby Charlton is a former football player who is considered to be one of the greatest footballers of all time. In 1966, he was on =e of the key players who helped England to win the 1966 World Cup award. His attacking instincts, passing abilities as well as dribbling capabilities saw him become the winner of Ballon d'Or in 1966.
1967-Flo’ri’an Albert –Hungary- Ferencv rosi T