Football | Messi wins record sixth Ballon d'Or
Lionel Messi is the 2019 Ballon d'Or winner! #ballondor pic.twitter.com/H1jLRPfCxQ — #BallondOr (@francefootball) December 2, 2019 "It was an amazing year, but there's a couple of players like that who are a bit unnatural," van Dijk said. "So you need to respect greatness as well." Kylian Mbappe (sixth), Alisson (seventh), Robert Lewandowksi (eighth) and Man City duo Bernardo Silva (ninth) and Riyad Mahrez (10th) also finished in the top 10. Raheem Sterling (12th), Kevin De Bruyne (14th), Sergio Aguero (16th), Roberto Firmino (17th), Trent Alexander-Arnold (19th), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (20th), Heung-Min Son (22nd), Hugo Lloris (23rd) and Georginio Wijnaldum (26th) were the other Premier League players to make the top 30. USA international Megan Rapinoe has won the 2019 Women's Ballon d'Or after playing a starring role in her country's World Cup triumph. England's Lucy Bronze and the USA's Alex Morgan finished second and third respectively.
Here is the 2019 Women's Ballon d'Or Top 3 ⤵️ 1. @mPinoe 2. @LucyBronze 3. @alexmorgan13 #ballondor " pic.twitter.com/LO32VYH3qj — #BallondOr (@francefootball) December 2, 2019 Juventus and Holland defender Matthijs de Ligt won the 2019 Kopa Trophy winner, with Jadon Sancho finishing second and João Félix coming third. Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson has won the 2019 Yachine Trophy, seeing off the competition of Barcelona 'keeper Marc-André ter Stegen and compatriot Ederson to claim the inaugural goalkeeping award.