Reputable magazine France Football announced the decision not to award the “Golden ball” at the end of 2020. Other prizes, including awards to the best goalkeeper, best young player and best player, will also remain without owner.
A departure from tradition due to the fact that the pandemic coronavirus this year it is impossible to assess, as the previous one, because not in all countries, the season was resumed. Thus, when choosing the winner will be the loss of objectivity.
This is the first year without the “Golden ball” for all time of existence of the prize since 1956.
Recall that in 2019, the owner of “Golden ball” for the sixth time was the forward of “Barcelona” Lionel Messi.