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Ballon d'Or award

Barcelona's soccer player Lionel Messi poses with his six golden balls during the Golden Ball award ceremony in Paris.

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Former soccer player Didier Drogba, left, and Sandy Heribert presenters of the Golden Ball award ceremony speak at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi poses with his family during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Juventus' Matthijs de Ligt with Kopa trophy speaks during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Juventus' Matthijs de Ligt and his girlfriend AnneKee Molenaar pose during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk poses with his wife Rike Nooitgedag during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Paris Saint Germain's Kylian Mbappe poses during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior poses during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Real Madrid's Lucas Modric poses during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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US Megan Rapinoe is seen on the screen after she awarded as the best female soccer player during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Liverpool's Alisson Becker holds the Yachine Trophy after he awarded as the best goalkeeper during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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US Megan Rapinoe is seen on the screen after she awarded as the best female soccer player during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Barcelona's soccer player Lionel Messi, right, receives his sixth golden ball from Real Madrid's Lucas Modric during the Golden Ball award ceremony in Paris.

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Barcelona's soccer player Lionel Messi looks his six golden balls during the Golden Ball award ceremony in Paris.

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Barcelona's soccer player Lionel Messi holds the trophy of the Golden Ball award ceremony in Paris. Messi won the Ballon d'Or for sixth time.

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric, with the Ballon d'Or, center poses with Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg with the Women's Ballon d'Or, left, and Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe with the Kopa Trophy, right, during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France.

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric celebrates with the Ballon d'Or award during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France.

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Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg celebrates with the Women's Ballon d'Or award during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France.

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Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg with the Women's Ballon d'Or, center, poses with Real Madrid's Luka Modric, with the Ballon d'Or, left, and Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe with the Kopa Trophy, right, during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France. Awarded every year by France Football magazine since Stanley Matthews won it in 1956, the Ballon d'Or, Golden Ball for the best player of the year will be given to both a woman and a man.

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