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2019 Ballon d'Or Results

The Ballon d'Or award is an annual football award for the best international player from the previous year.

Below are the 30 nominees in the final order after voting for the 2019 award. The ceremony announcing the winners was held at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. The winner was Argentina's Lionel Messi, winning the award for a record sixth time. See the list of all Ballon d'Or winners.

The Yashin Trophy for the world's best male goalkeeperwas first awarded in 2019.

Final order for the men's 2019 Ballon d'Or

Order Player Nationality Club Points
1 Lionel Messi Argentina  Barcelona 686
2 Virgil Van Dijk Netherlands  Liverpool 679
3 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal  Juventus 476
4 Sadio Mané Senegal  Liverpool 347
5 Mohamed Salah Egypt  Liverpool 178
6 Kylian Mbappé France  Paris Saint-Germain 89
7 Alisson Brazil  Liverpool 67
8 Robert Lewandowski Poland  Bayern Munich 44
9 Bernardo Silva Portugal  Manchester City 41
10 Riyad Mahrez Algeria  Manchester City 33
11 Frenkie de Jong Netherlands  Ajax / Barcelona 31
12 Raheem Sterling England  Manchester City 30
13 Eden Hazard Belgium  Chelsea / Real Madrid 25
14 Kevin De Bruyne Belgium  Manchester City 14
15 Matthijs de Ligt Netherlands  Ajax / Juventus 13
16 Sergio Agüero Argentina  Manchester City 12
17 Roberto Firmino Brazil  Liverpool 11
18 Antoine Griezmann France  Atlético Madrid / Barcelona 9
19 Trent Alexander-Arnold England  Liverpool 8
20 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Gabon  Arsenal 5
  Dušan Tadić Serbia  Ajax 5
22 Son Heung-min South Korea Tottenham Hotspur 4
23 France Hugo Lloris France  Tottenham Hotspur 3
24 Kalidou Koulibaly Senegal  Napoli 2
  Marc-André ter Stegen Germany  Barcelona 2
26 Karim Benzema France  Real Madrid 1
  Georginio Wijnaldum Netherlands  Liverpool 1
28 João Félix Portugal  Benfica / Atlético Madrid 0
  Marquinhos Brazil  Paris Saint-Germain 0
  Donny van de Beek Netherlands  Ajax 0

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