Women's Football France Football launches Women's Ballon d'Or award

A WOMAN will win the most prestigious individual trophy in football for the first time this year.

Awarded every year by France Football magazine since Stanley Matthews won it in 1956, the Ballon d’Or for the best player of the year will be given to both a woman and a man on December 3 in Paris.

Pascal Ferre, the magazine’s editor in chief, said women’s football has grown so much in recent years it was a logical step to create the new award.

“Women’s football is a...
source: Morning Star Online

2018-09-24 22:10
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