The player who won the Ballon d’Or also received the ‘FIFA World Player of the Year (1991–2009) or the Best FIFA Men’s Player award (2016 or later) in the same year.

You can check out the history of the Ballon d’Or :

Certainly! Below is a comprehensive list of Ballon d’Or winners from 1956 to 2023 in tabular format:

Messi has won the award a record eight times, while Cristiano Ronaldo has won it five times.  Ronaldo has the most nominations, with 18. 

Certainly! Here’s the information provided in tabular format:

CountryPlayerWinner YearsSecond-place yearsThird-place years
ArgentinaLionel Messi8 (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019, 2021, 2023)5 (2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)1 (2007)
BrazilKaká1 (2007)
BrazilRivaldo1 (1999)
BrazilRonaldinho1 (2005)1 (2004)
BrazilRonaldo2 (1997, 2002)1 (1996)1 (1998)
BulgariaHristo Stoichkov1 (1994)1 (1992)
CroatiaLuka Modrić1 (2018)
Czech RepublicPavel Nedvěd1 (2003)
CzechoslovakiaJosef Masopust1 (1962)
DenmarkAllan Simonsen1 (1977)1 (1983)
EnglandBobby Charlton1 (1966)2 (1967, 1968)
EnglandKevin Keegan2 (1978, 1979)1 (1977)
EnglandMichael Owen1 (2001)
EnglandStanley Matthews1 (1956)
FranceJean-Pierre Papin1 (1991)
FranceKarim Benzema1 (2022)
FranceMichel Platini3 (1983, 1984, 1985)2 (1977, 1980)
FranceRaymond Kopa1 (1958)1 (1959)2 (1956, 1957)
FranceZinedine Zidane1 (1998)1 (2000)1 (1997)
GermanyLothar Matthäus1 (1990)1 (1991)
GermanyMatthias Sammer1 (1996)
HungaryFlórián Albert1 (1967)
ItalyFabio Cannavaro1 (2006)
ItalyGianni Rivera1 (1969)1 (1963)
ItalyOmar Sivori1 (1961)
ItalyPaolo Rossi1 (1982)
ItalyRoberto Baggio1 (1993)1 (1994)
LiberiaGeorge Weah1 (1995)
NetherlandsJohan Cruyff3 (1971, 1973, 1974)1 (1975)
NetherlandsMarco van Basten3 (1988, 1989, 1992)
NetherlandsRuud Gullit1 (1987)1 (1988)
Northern IrelandGeorge Best1 (1968)1 (1971)
PortugalCristiano Ronaldo5 (2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)6 (2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2018)1 (2019)
PortugalEusébio1 (1965)2 (1962, 1966)
PortugalLuís Figo1 (2000)
ScotlandDenis Law1 (1964)
Soviet UnionIgor Belanov1 (1986)
Soviet UnionLev Yashin1 (1963)
Soviet UnionOleg Blokhin1 (1975)
SpainAlfredo Di Stéfano2 (1957, 1959)1 (1956)
SpainLuis Suárez1 (1960)2 (1961, 1964)1 (1965)
UkraineAndriy Shevchenko1 (2004)2 (1999, 2000)
West GermanyFranz Beckenbauer2 (1972, 1976)2 (1974, 1975)1 (1966)
West GermanyGerd Müller1 (1970)1 (1972)2 (1969, 1973)
West GermanyKarl-Heinz Rummenigge2 (1980, 1981)1 (1979)

Let me know if you need any more information! THE LIST OF PLAYERS AND THEIR TEAMS IN FOOTBALL

YearRankPlayerTeamPoints
19561stStanley MatthewsBlackpool47
19571stAlfredo Di StéfanoReal Madrid72
19581stRaymond KopaReal Madrid71
19591stAlfredo Di StéfanoReal Madrid80
19601stLuis SuárezBarcelona54
19611stOmar SívoriJuventus46
19621stJosef MasopustDukla Prague65
19631stLev YashinDynamo Moscow73
19641stDenis LawManchester United61
19651stEusébioBenfica67
19661stBobby CharltonManchester United81
19671stFlórián AlbertFerencváros68
19681stGeorge BestManchester United61
19691stGianni RiveraMilan83
19701stGerd MüllerBayern Munich77
19711stJohan CruyffAjax116
19721stFranz BeckenbauerBayern Munich81
19731stJohan CruyffBarcelona96
19741stJohan CruyffBarcelona116
19751stOleg BlokhinDynamo Kyiv122
19761stFranz BeckenbauerBayern Munich91
19771stAllan SimonsenBorussia Mönchengladbach74
19781stKevin KeeganHamburger SV87
19791stKevin KeeganHamburger SV118
19801stKarl-Heinz RummeniggeBayern Munich122
19811stKarl-Heinz RummeniggeBayern Munich106
19821stPaolo RossiJuventus115
19831stMichel PlatiniJuventus110
19841stMichel PlatiniJuventus110
19851stMichel PlatiniJuventus127
19861stIgor BelanovDynamo Kyiv84
19871stRuud GullitMilan106
19881stMarco van BastenMilan129
19891stMarco van BastenMilan129
19901stLothar MatthäusInter Milan137
19911stJean-Pierre PapinMarseille141
19921stMarco van BastenMilan98
19931stRoberto BaggioJuventus142
19941stHristo StoichkovBarcelona210
19951stGeorge WeahMilan144
19961stMatthias SammerBorussia Dortmund144
19971stRonaldoInter Milan222
19981stZinedine ZidaneJuventus244
19991stRivaldoBarcelona219
20001stLuís FigoReal Madrid197
20011stMichael OwenLiverpool176
20021stRonaldoReal Madrid169
20031stPavel NedvědJuventus190
20041stAndriy ShevchenkoMilan175
20051stRonaldinhoBarcelona225
20061stFabio CannavaroReal Madrid173
20071stKakáMilan444
20081stCristiano RonaldoManchester United446
20091stLionel MessiBarcelona473

From 2010 to 2015, the Ballon d’Or award was merged with FIFA’s World Player of the Year award under the name FIFA Ballon d’Or. However, this partnership ended in 2016, and the Ballon d’Or award returned to its original name while FIFA started giving out its own separate award called The Best FIFA Men’s Player.

FIFA Ballon d Or(2010–2015)
20101stLionel Messi (Argentina ) Barcelona22.65%
2ndAndrés Iniesta (Spain ) Barcelona17.36%
3rdXavi (Spain ) Barcelona16.48%
20111stLionel Messi (Argentina ) Barcelona47.88%
2ndCristiano Ronaldo (Portugal ) Real Madrid21.60%
3rdXavi (Spain ) Barcelona9.23%
20121stLionel Messi (Argentina ) Barcelona41.60%
2ndCristiano Ronaldo (Portugal ) Real Madrid23.68%
3rdAndrés Iniesta (Spain) Barcelona10.91%
20131stCristiano Ronaldo (Portugal ) Real Madrid27.99%
2ndLionel Messi (Argentina ) Barcelona24.72%
3rdFranck Ribéry (France ) Bayern Munich23.36%
20141stCristiano Ronaldo (Portugal ) Real Madrid37.66%
2ndLionel Messi (Argentina ) Barcelona15.76%
3rdManuel Neuer(Germany) Bayern Munich15.72%
20151stLionel Messi (Argentina ) Barcelona41.33%
2ndCristiano Ronaldo ( Portugal ) Real Madrid27.76%
3rdNeymar(Brazil ) Barcelona7.86%

Wins by country :

CountryPlayersWins
Argentina 1 (Lionel Messi)8
 Brazil4 (Kaká Rivaldo Ronaldinho Ronald)5
 Bulgaria 1 (Hristo Stoichkov)1
 Croatia1 (Luka Modrić)1
Czech Republic1 (Pavel Nedvěd)1
Czechoslovakia1(Josef Masopust)1
 Denmark1 (Allan Simonsen)1
 England
4 (Bobby Charlton, Kevin Keegan, Michael Owen, Stanley Matthews)5
 France5 (Jean-Pierre Papin,Karim Benzema,Michel Platini,Raymond Kopa
Zinedine Zidane)
7
 Germany57
 Hungary1(Flórián Albert|)1
Italy++5 (Gianni Rivera,Omar Sivori,Paolo Rossi, and Roberto Baggio)5
 Liberia1 (George Weah)1
Netherlands3
Johan Cruyff 3 (1971, 1973, 1974)Marco van Basten3 (1988, 1989, 1992)
Ruud Gullit 1 (1987)
7
 Northern Ireland1 George Best1 (1968)1
 Portugal
3 Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo 5 (2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017), Eusébio 1 (1965), Luís Figokik 1 (2000)
7
 Scotland1
Denis Law 1 (1964)
1
 Soviet Union 3 (Igor Belanov 1 (1986) Lev Yashin1 (1963) ,Soviet Union, Oleg Blekhin (1975)3
  Spain2 Alfredo Di Stéfano 2 (1957, 1959), Luis Suárez
1 (1960)
3
Ukraine1 Andriy Shevchenko1 (2004)1

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