Karim Benzema, Alexia Putellas clinch top honours at Ballon d’Or 2022 event

France [Paris]: Real Madrid Celebrity Karim Benzema walked away with the Ballon d’Or trophy in a ceremony held at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, France on Monday.
” KARIM BENZEMA IS THE 2022 BALLON D’OR! @Benzema @realmadrid #ballondor,” tweeted the authorities handle of Ballon d’Or. Bayern Munich’s Sadio Mane finished as a runner up while Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City was at third area.
Benzema ended up being the initial French gamer since Zinedine Zidane to win the leading honour. Zidane had won this award back in 1998.
” It makes me actually honored. All the work I did, I never quit. It was a youth desire like all children – the inspiration. I had two motivations in my life – Zidane as well as Ronaldo. I have actually always had this desire in my mind that anything is feasible,” Sky Sports priced estimate Benzema as saying.
” There was a challenging period where I had not been in the French team, yet I never ever stopped working hard nor quit. I constantly kept my head, concentrated on playing football and I am truly proud of my journey right here. It was hard, it was a challenging time. It was difficult for my family also. To be here today, for the very first time for me, I more than happy and also pleased with my job and also I maintain going.”
” I want to thank my team-mates, whether it’s Actual Madrid or the national group. My trainer, thanks to him too. The Actual Madrid head of state as well.”
” I have a lot of people to thank. It’s a private reward, but it’s a collective one because everybody has actually contributed,” he ended.
Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas came to be the initial to win 2 back-to-back Women’s Ballon d’Or prizes in successive periods.
@FCBfemeni #ballondor,” tweeted official manage of Ballon d’Or.
Beth Mead, England’s Euro 2022 winning star and also leading scorer at that event, finished as joggers up, while Sam Kerr of Chelsea from Australia stood at 3rd setting.
Alexia won the award after an unbelievable 2021-22 seaon in which she assisted Barca get to second successive Champions league final, racking up 11 goals in 10 matches and a total amount of 18 objectives as well as 15 assists within 26 league matches.
” Without my team-mates this would not have actually been possible. I intend to give thanks to the personnel and the coach and everybody included at Barcelona,” Alexia was priced estimate as saying by Goal.com.
Manchester City won the ‘Club of the Year’ honours.
” Manchester City is the club of the year! Congrats @ManCity
#clubdelannee #ballondor,” tweeted Ballon d’Or.
FC Barcelona celebrity Robert Lewandowski clinched the Gerd Muller Award, obtaining identified as the very best striker.
” Robert Lewandowski wins the Gerd Muller Award! The most effective striker of the year! Congrats @lewy_official! #tropheeGerdMuller #ballondor,” tweeted official deal with of Ballon d’Or.
Real Madrid star Thibaut Courtois obtained acknowledged as the very best goalkeeper on the world, winning the Yachine Trophy.
” THIBAUT COURTOIS IS THE 2022 YACHINE TROPHY WINNER! @realmadrid #TropheeYachine #ballondor,” tweeted official manage of Ballon d’Or.
Barcelona midfielder Gavi won the Kopa prize, an honor given to the globe’s best under-21 footballer.
The official Twitter of Ballon d’Or introduced 18-year old’s win, tweeting, “GAVI IS THE 2022 KOPA PRIZE WINNER! @FCBarcelona #tropheekopa #ballondor https://t.co/qok7kIbxtP”
Bayern Munich and Senegal demonstrator Sadio Hair obtained the first-ever Socrates Award for his humanitarian efforts off the area.
” Sadio Mane wins the Socrates Honor!
#PrixSocrates with @peaceandsport
#ballondor https://t.co/9bEB2ammnW,” tweeted Ballon d’Or.

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