Ballon D’or Winners – Club Edition
It is the dream of a club fan that someone from their beloved club should be declared as the best football player on the planet. But, there are clubs who have seen many of their players receiving this prestigious award. There were times when France football alone has presented this award. But, few of the times both Fifa and France football have come together to declare the best footballer on the planet. let us explore the list of ballon dor winners club edition.
There are few big clubs like Ac Milan, Juventus, Real Madrid and Barcelona who have seen most of their players winning this award now and then. But, there are clubs who used to be at the top level and are not at that level for now. In short, there will be surprises.there are 19 different clubs in total.there are other awards as well. but, ballon d’Or is the most prestigious of them all.
Let’s start with the two most successful and famous clubs of all time. Real has started counting first.
Real Madrid :
the second club in history and the first Spanish club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner.
11 Ballon D’or in total and 7 different players:
Cristiano Ronaldo (4 times)
Alfredo Di Stefano(Twice)
Raymond Kopa (1)
and latest being Luka Modric(1)
Real has always produced legends
the third club in history and second Spanish club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
11 Ballon D’or in total, 6 different players :
Lionel Messi(5 times), Johan Cruyff (twice), Ronaldinho(1), Rivaldo(1), Stoichkov(1) and the another Luis Suarez (1)
the first italian and fourth overall club to have a ballon d’or winner
8 Ballon D’or in total, 6 different players:
Michel platini [Thrice],Zidane,Nedved,Baggio,Rossiand the very first winner Omar Sivori. they have some nominees for the list of ballon dor winners club edition.
AC Milan :
The second Italian and tenth overall team ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner.
8 ballon d’or in total, 6 different players
Marco van basten (3times),Gullit(1),weah(1),Rivera(1),Kaka(1)and Schvenko(1)
Milan has produced quite legends.
Bayern Munich :
First German and 11th overall team ever to have a ballon d’or winner
5 ballon d’or in total, 3 different winners
Franz Beckenbauer(twice), Karl Heinz rummage(twice), and another muller(1) . some surprise positions to have ballon dor winners club edition.
Manchester United :
Second English(that’s why I said there will be surprises) and 7th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
4 different winners and 4 ballon d’or in total
George Best(1), Sir Bobby Charlton (1), Denis Law(1), and the one and only Cristiano Ronaldo (1).
You can find that holy trinity statue just outside Old Trafford. Hopefully, Ron will be there someday. English clubs are just something else.
Inter Milan :
The 3rd Italian and 16th overall club ever to have a ballon d’or winner
2 ballon d’or and 2 different winners
Matthaus(1) the German legend and ‘el phenomeno’R9 Ronaldo(1)
The other milan had some legends as well
Dynamo kyiv :
Another surprise, they have 2 ballon d’Or, 2 different players as well.13th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner and the only Ukrainian club ever.
The club is situated in Ukraine and is from one of the clubs who have been part of the Soviet Union before.
Oleg blokhin(1) and igor belanov(1)
Only Portuguese and 8th overall club ever to have a ballon d’or winner
The Portuguese club who has produced a number of sensations over the years has only 1 ballon d’Or winner, the icon Eusebio(1)
Only dutch club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner. 12th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
You know who would have won this, didn’t you? Johan Cruyff (1) who went on to win 2 more ballon D’or back to back with Barcelona
Another surprise, they became the 4th ever german club and 18th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
Sammer(1) is their only winner
3rd English team ever and 19th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
Michael Owen (1) is the only winner. Perhaps, VVD might join him later this year
The only french club ever and 17th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
Jean pierre papin (1) is their only winner
Borussia Monchengladbach :
Second german club ever and 14th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
Allan simonsen(1) is their only winner
Hamburger SV :
3rd german club ever and 15th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
Kevin keegan (2) has won twice back to back
The first English, first ever club to have a ballon d’or winner
Stanley Matthews (1) won in 1956
Dukla Prague :
Another surprise, the Czech based club is the only from their reign and just 5th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
Josef masopust (1) is their only winner
Dynamo Moscow :
The first Russian, just 6th overall club ever to have a ballon d’Or winner and remains as the only club to have a goalkeeper who has won this prestigious award .they had one way before Kyiv who also has 2 different Ballon d’Or winners club edition.
The only Hungarian club and just 9th overall club ever to have a Ballon d’Or winner
Florian albert (1)
So, this was our list and we will be coming up with other lists on football and things related to sports and entertainment, see you soon. Let us know if your club ever had a Ballon d’Or winner!