Benzema Wins His First Balon D'Or Award
The France and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has been crowned the winner of the 2022 prestigious Balon D'Or Award after outshining the likes of Lewandoski, Mbappe and others.
This is the first time the 33 year old forward will win the award, he won the award after his outstanding performance last season.
Meanwhile, Alexia Puteras won the female Balon D'Or Award too, the Barcelona forward win her second award.
Lewandoski was crowned the best forward while Sadio Mane won the first edition of the Socrates award due to his contribution to humanity.
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