11/29/2021 9:05 am | UPDATED 11/29/2021 AT 9:34 a.m.
It’s the big day: the Ballon d’Or 2021 must indeed be awarded this Monday evening.
Who will be the successor of Lionel messi, last player to win the Golden Ball in 2019? After a year 2020 disrupted by the Covid and which had prompted France Football, organizer of the event, the Golden Ball is back and the winner of the 2021 edition will be announced this Monday evening during a ceremony organized at the Théâtre du Châtelet.
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If the lucky winner has already been warned of his victory, in order to organize the traditional shooting and the big interview, the verdict is expected from 8:30 p.m., time at which the big ceremony, presented, will begin. as in 2019, by journalist Sandy Heribert and former striker, Didier Drogba and broadcast on the L’Equipe Channel.