Friday, March 30, 2012

History of Soccer - The Golden Ball

The Golden Ball was born from an idea by the French journalist of the newspaper France Football. The first edition of the year 1956 and the prize is awarded to the English footballer Stanley Matthiews. Until the 1995 Golden Ball involving only the players of European nationalities, but later they admitted all the players playing in European clubs. The first Italian footballer to win the Golden Ball was Gianni Rivera in 1969 and the last Fabio Cannavaro in 2006.

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María Jesús said...

We are goint to investigate about spanish football players that won the golden ball.

Kacper said...

I hope that you know Messi.
Messi won 3 golden balls.
I like Messi very much.

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