Ballon d’Or football awards ceremony will be held on 30 October 2023
MOSCOW, June 9 – RIA Novosti. According to the news of France Football magazine on Twitter, the Ballon d’Or award ceremony for the best football player of the 2022/23 season will be held on 30 October at the Chatelet Theater in Paris.
The list of 30 nominees for the best player award will be announced on September 6.
In 2022, French forward Karim Benzema won the Ballon d’Or for the first time in his career. The record for the number of awards (seven) belongs to the Argentine Lionel Messi.
The Ballon d’Or was founded by France Football in 1956 as the award for the best football player of the year in Europe (based on the opinions of a group of sports journalists). In 2010 FIFA and France Football announced the merger of the Ballon d’Or. Ballon d’Or and FIFA Player of the Year awards (determined by the votes of the captains and coaches of the national teams.) In September 2016, France Football returned to the original football system, announcing the end of its partnership with FIFA. to determine the best player of the year.
Benzema arrives to present at Al Ittihad with the Ballon d’Or
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