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FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015 starts in



About the Gala

In 2010, a new chapter in football was opened with the news that France Football’s Ballon d’Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year award have merged.

Gala Format

During the last decade, the FIFA World Player Gala has undergone some significant changes, not least of which took place in 2010, when it merged with France Football’s Ballon d’Or award to form the new ‘FIFA Ballon d’Or’.

Trophy explores the preparation that goes into creating the coveted FIFA Ballon d’Or trophy.



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