The world’s biggest soccer awards Ballon d’Or will be awarded to the best footballer in the world for 2019. The 2019 Ballon d’Or was the 64th annual ceremony of the Ballon d’Or. The award held in Paris on the 2nd of December( Monday night’s glitzy bash in Paris). List of the top 3 Football Players who win the Ballon d’Or 2019, runner-up and Third Place.
The most prestigious individual award a football player can receive the win by the best football player Lionel Messi where Messi won the award for a record 6 times in his career. The 64th edition of the Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or five times and has been in the top three 11 times in the past 12 years. Messi fails to make the top 3 Ballon d’Or Players for the first time since 2007.
Lionel Messi has made football history by picking up a record sixth Ballon d’Or. He is a part of the UEFA Champion’s League, LaLiga winning team. Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk came second, with five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo third in the voting.
Messi Records Highlight
- 701 – appearances for Barcelona
- 614 – goals for Barcelona
- 52 – career hat-tricks
- 70 – goals for Argentina
- 10 – LaLiga titles with Barcelona
- 4 – Champions League wins
- 6 – times he has won the Ballon d’Or
Ballon d’Or 2019: Top 3 Football Players
Performance, execution, and reputation select the Best Player of the year for top football award. Top 15 of the players selected for the best award.
- The Best FIFA Men’s Player Winner: Lionel Messi (686 Point)
- Runner-up: Virgil van Dijk (679 Pints)
- Third Place: Cristiano Ronaldo (476 Points)
|Virgil van Dijk||Liverpool|
|Kylian Mbappé||Paris Saint-Germain|
|Robert Lewandowski||Bayern Munich|
|Bernardo Silva||Manchester City|
|Riyad Mahrez||Manchester City|
|Frenkie de Jong||Ajax & Barcelona|
|Raheem Sterling||Manchester City|
|Eden Hazard||Real Madrid & Chelsea|
|Kevin De Bruyne||Manchester City|
|Matthijs de Ligt||Ajax & Juventus|