Ballon d'Or Féminin

The Ballon d'Or Féminin (French pronunciation: ​[balɔ̃ dɔʁ feminɛ̃]), also known as the Women's Ballon d'Or, is an association football award presented by France Football that honours the best female association football player. It was first awarded in 2018, with Ada Hegerberg of Norway women's national football team becoming the inaugural recipient of the award.[1]

Ballon d'Or Féminin
Women's Ballon d'Or
DateDecember 3, 2018; 3 years ago (2018-12-03)
LocationParis
CountryFrance
Presented byFrance Football
First awarded2018
Current holderSpain Alexia Putellas
(1st award)
Websitefrancefootball.fr
RelatedBallon d'Or

WinnersEdit

 
Ada Hegerberg, the inaugural winner of the Ballon d'Or Féminin.
Year Rank Player Club(s) Points
2018 1st   Ada Hegerberg   Lyon 136
2nd   Pernille Harder   Wolfsburg 130
3rd   Dzsenifer Marozsán   Lyon 86
2019 1st   Megan Rapinoe   OL Reign 230
2nd   Lucy Bronze   Lyon 94
3rd   Alex Morgan   Orlando Pride 68
2020 Not awarded due to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic[2]
2021 1st   Alexia Putellas   FC Barcelona 186
2nd   Jennifer Hermoso   FC Barcelona 84
3rd   Sam Kerr   Chelsea 46

Wins by playerEdit

Player Winner Second place Third place
  Ada Hegerberg 1 (2018)
  Megan Rapinoe 1 (2019)
  Alexia Putellas 1 (2021)
  Pernille Harder 1 (2018)
  Lucy Bronze 1 (2019)
  Jennifer Hermoso 1 (2021)
  Dzsenifer Marozsán 1 (2018)
  Alex Morgan 1 (2019)
  Sam Kerr 1 (2021)

Wins by countryEdit

Country Players Wins
  Norway 1 1
  United States 1 1
  Spain 1 1

Wins by clubEdit

Club Players Wins
  Lyon 1 1
  Reign FC 1 1
  FC Barcelona 1 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aarons, Ed (4 December 2018). "Ada Hegerberg: first women's Ballon d'Or marred as winner is asked to twerk". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-12-04.
  2. ^ "THE BALLON D'OR® WILL NOT BE AWARDED IN 2020". L'Equipe. 20 July 2020. Archived from the original on 20 July 2020. Retrieved 20 July 2020.