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  • Updated: October 17, 2022

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema Wins First Ballon d'Or [FULL LIST]

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema Wins First Ballon d'Or [FULL LIS

Karim Benzema Wins Ballon d'Or

Karim Benzema has won his first Ballon d'O, beating Sadio Mane and Kevin De Bruyne to the gong at the ongoing ceremony in what has been an amazing year for the French international.

The gong was presented to Benzema by former manager Zinedine Zidane at the ceremony.

Speaking after receiving the accolade, Benzema said it has been "a childhood dream to win the Ballon d'Or'.

The gong added to his UEFA Best player award with the FIFA Best player award left -- Benzema might be sweeping all the individual accolades.

The final top 10 rankings were also released by French Football:

1. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid, France)

2. Sadio Mane (Liverpool/Bayern Munich, Senegal)

3. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City, Belgium)

4. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich/Barcelona, Poland)

5. Nuno Mendes (Paris Saint-Germain, Portugal)

5. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, Egypt)

6. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain, France)

7. Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid, Belgium)

8. Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid, Brazil)

9. Luka Modric (Real Madrid, Croatia) 

10. Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund/Manchester City, Norway)

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Luka Modric
Luka
Modric
HR Croatia
  • HEIGHT

    1.72m

  • WEIGHT

    66.2kg

  • AGE

    37

Thibaut Courtois
Thibaut
Courtois
BE Belgium
  • HEIGHT

    1.99m

  • WEIGHT

    96kg

  • AGE

    30

Sadio Mane
Sadio
Mane
SN Senegal
  • HEIGHT

    1.75 m

  • WEIGHT

    69 kg

  • AGE

    30

Mohamed Salah
Mohamed
Salah
EG Egypt
  • HEIGHT

    1.75 m

  • WEIGHT

    71 kg

  • AGE

    30

Kevin De Bruyne
Kevin
De Bruyne
BE Belgium
  • HEIGHT

    1.81 m

  • WEIGHT

    68 kg

  • AGE

    31

Kylian Mbappe
Kylian
Mbappe
FR France
  • HEIGHT

    178cm

  • WEIGHT

    73kg

  • AGE

    24

Erling Haaland
Erling
Haaland
NO Norway
  • HEIGHT

    247

  • WEIGHT

    87kg

  • AGE

    22

Robert Lewandowski
Robert
Lewandowski
PL Poland
  • HEIGHT

    678

  • WEIGHT

    81 kg

  • AGE

    34

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