Ballon d’Or 2022 results Benzema won the Ballon d’Or. Who is getting the Ballon d’Or this year, the result is already known. Just waiting for the official announcement. Finally the announcement came. Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema won the Ballon d’Or, the highest individual award for footballers.
Former Real Madrid star and coach Zinedine Zidane presented the award on behalf of France Football at the Chatelet Theater in Paris on Monday night (October 17). Benzema beat Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski and Sadio Mane in the Footballer of the Year.
Karim Benzema had a great last season. At the same time, Real Madrid also had a great time. In the 2021-2022 season, Benzema sent the ball into the opponent’s net 44 times in 46 matches in Real’s jersey. Among them, he scored 15 goals including two hat-tricks in the Champions League.
His performance helped Real Madrid win the 14th Champions League title. In addition to the 35th La Liga title, Real Madrid won the UEFA Super Cup for the fifth time and the Spanish Super Cup for the 12th time. It can be said that French forward Karim Benzema has helped Real to win so many trophies in one season.
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He was in rhythm with the club as well as the national team. The striker scored the night in France’s 2-1 win over Spain in the UEFA Nations League final. As a result, the 34-year-old forward won the Pichichi Trophy for the first time in his career in La Liga and has already won the UEFA Player of the Year award.
After having such a great season, no one else was supposed to be around him naturally. He was previously nominated for the Ballon d’Or 10 times between 2008 and 2021, but never received this award, the highest individual award in football. However, this time he won the first Ballon d’Or in his performance.
Apart from Benzema, Barca star Alexia Putias won the Ballon d’Or for the second time in a row in the women’s category. Besides, five more footballers and one club were awarded in different categories.
Ballon d’Or 2022 Results :
Male Footballer of the Year – Karim Benzema
Women’s Footballer of the Year – Alexia Putias
Club of the Year – Manchester City
Lev Yeshin Trophy (Best Goalkeeper) – Thibaut Courtois
Jared Muller Trophy (Best Striker) – Robert Lewandowski
Socrates Award (Involvement in Charity) – Sadio Mane
Copa Trophy (Best Under-21 Player) – Gavi