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is a French
news from all over the world. It's one of the most reputable sports publications in Europe, mostly because of their photographic reports
and accurate statistics of the big European Cup
matches, and extensive coverage of the European leagues. The magazine was first published in 1946.
Main trophies awarded by France Football
The Ballon d'Or (French
for Golden Ball
and often referred to as European Footballer of the Year
award) is the most notable award distributed by France Football. The award has been given out annually since 1956, with the inaugural winner being Stanley Matthews
and the most recent recipient being Lionel Messi
, 96 jurors gave Messi 473 points out of a possible 480. Since 2010, the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year
award have been merged. The world’s best player will be awarded the FIFA Ballon d’Or
French player of the year
Every year, the magazine elects the best French player of the year. Until 1995, only French players playing in France
could win it. Since 1996, French players playing abroad can win the trophy. Since 2001, former winners elect the winner of the year.
Manager of the year
Every year, the magazine... Read More