live the election of the best player of the football season
Hi. Welcome to follow the 2021 Ballon d’Or ceremony live, the first for two years. We await your questions, your remarks, your forecasts and your wits.
What is it about ? From the 2021 Ballon d’Or ceremony. In 2020, the magazine France Football had given up on designating the best player of a season disrupted by the Covid-19. We will know before 10 p.m. the player of the year 2021 and the successor to Lionel Messi, winner in 2019. Other prizes are awarded: the women’s Golden Ball, the Yachine prize (for the best goalkeeper) the Kopa prize ( for the best player under 21) and the Puskas prize (for the best goal of the season).
When : From 7 p.m.
Where ? Live from the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris.
On which channel ? The L’Equipe channel.
Who arbitrates? A jury of 180 journalists from 180 countries.
With who ? Alexandre Pedro in sneakers from the “kop” of Austerlitz, Walid Kachour in a suit from the Châtelet.
What we will probably not talk about? From Gérard Piqué and the Davis Cup
What to read while waiting?
Lionel Messi, a walker in the service of PSG
Karim Benzema, the former pariah to win back the French public
Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich’s lethal weapon
The Golden Ball, between leaks and rumors