Who was the first African to win Ballon d Or?

Which African player has ever won Ballon d Or?

The 1995 FIFA World Player of the Year award was won by George Weah. He is the first African player to win the award and the only one to date.

Who won Ballon d’Or 2020?

With the Ballon d’Or award canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Thursday’s honors were the most prominent individual awards handed out in world football in 2020. Robert Lewandowski and Lucy Bronze were the big winners, taking home Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year honors, respectively.

Who is the current African best player?

A great way to end the season. Edouard Mendy has won the ‘Best African International’ award at the Ghana Football Awards, it has been confirmed. The 29-year-old had quite the season during the 2020/21 campaign.

Did Ronaldo win Golden Boot in England?

Cristiano Ronaldo, the 2008 winner, is one of four players to win the European Golden Shoe alongside the Golden Boot. Dwight Yorke, the 1999 co-recipient, was the first Golden Boot winner from outside Europe.


Season 1992–93
Player Teddy Sheringham
Nationality England
Club Tottenham Hotspur
Goals 22
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