Karim Benzema won the biggest prize at the 2022 Ballon d’Or ceremony held at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on Monday.
The French forward who led Real Madrid to the UEFA Champions League and La Liga double beat off competitions from Saido Mane, and Kevin de Bruyne to claim his first Ballon d’Or award.
Bayern Munich and Senegal forward, Saido Mane also won the inaugural Socrates award for his social commitment to his country.
Alexia Putellas won the women’s Ballon d’Or for the second consecutive time. Asisat Oshoala finished 16th.
Below are the winners from different categories:
The 2022 Kopa Trophy
🥇 Gavi (Barcelona)
🥈 Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid)
🥉 Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich)
Gerd Müller Award for Best Striker
Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona)
Club of The Year 2022
🥇 Manchester City
🥉 Real Madrid
The 2022 Yachine Trophy for Best Goalkeeper
🥇 Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid)
🥈 Allison Becker (Liverpool)
🥉 Ederson (Manchester City)
Socrates Award for Social Commitment
Saido Mane (Bayern Munich)
Women’s Ballon d’Or
🥇 Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)
🥈 Beth Mead (Arsenal)
🥉 Sam Kerr (Chelsea)
16. Asisat Oshoala (Barcelona)
Men’s Ballon d’Or
🥇 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) winner
🥈 Saido Mane (Bayern Munich)
🥉 Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City)