For the first time since 1956, the Ballon d’Or will not be awarded to any player this year due to the break in football in 2020.
Coronavirus affected football leagues across Europe as matches were cancelled for over two
months before some leagues resumed after given the green light.
French Ligue 1 was cancelled after organizers dim it fit as Paris Saint-Germain
were crowned Champion while Bundesliga resumed as well as Italian Seria A,
Spanish La Liga as well as the English Premier League.
UEFA Champions League which is also.the most prestigious competition in Europe
was abandoned as resumption date was set for August 7.
Bayern Munich forward, Robert Lewandowski was tipped to win the award ahead of
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo who have become the biggest rival football have
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi won the men’s award for a record sixth time
in his career during the 2019 edition of the award.
BREAKING: For the first time since 1956, the Ballon d'Or will not be awarded to any player this year due to the break in football in 2020 pic.twitter.com/V5L1ty5Tqz
— B/R Football (@brfootball) July 20, 2020