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This is a list of all the Ballon d’Or soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

László Kubala

László Kubala: From Hungarian Refugee To FC Barcelona Genius

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Ballon d'Or | 10 Football Players Who Never Made The Ballon d'Or

László Kubala (also known as Ladislao Kubala) was an iconic footballer who graced stadiums during the 1950s and 1960s. His life was colored with indescribable struggles, survival, heroics, and glorious triumphs. He was Kubala…footballer, manager, and as he himself once …

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Luis Suarez Miramontes

Luis Suarez Miramontes: Barcelona’s Enchanting Playmaker

Luis Suarez Miramontes is regarded as one of the greatest Spanish playmakers in the history of the beautiful game, having graced European football during the 1950s and 1960s. He was responsible for revolutionizing the midfielder’s role into something quite spectacular …

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Mario Kempes: The El Matador For Argentina And Valencia

Mario Kempes achieved legendary status during the 1970s and 1980s in both South America and Europe. Celebrated as one of the greatest center forwards in the world, Kempes accomplished far beyond what even he thought was possible. The South American …

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Top 10 Soccer Players Who Never Won A World Cup

Top 10 International Soccer Players Who Never Won A World Cup

Some of the greatest players in the world have also managed to get their hands on the famous World Cup trophy, but there are many more who either came close or never set foot on the world stage. This list …

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The Greatest Soccer Player Of All Time, Pele.

The Greatest Soccer Player Of All Time: Who’s The Best?

Pelé is often thought to be the greatest soccer player of all time. But how good was he? How do his records compare to other modern game greats, and what made this striker so special? Who Was The Greatest Soccer …

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spanish women's soccer play putellas

Alexia Putellas: 2022 FIFA Best Player And Ballon d’Or Winner

Alexia Putellas Segura is a professional soccer player who plays for the Spain women’s national and FC Barcelona Femení. She plays in the midfield and is considered one of the best players ever in women’s soccer. She has won five …

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Zinedine Zidane: Won World Cup And Ended Career In Madness

Zinedine Zidane is one of the greatest soccer players in the game’s history, a true legend who achieved all there is to achieve and did it in style. But what made this French attacking midfielder special, and why has a …

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Leo Messi: Amazingly Scored 579 Goals Between 2010-2019

An eventful decade in soccer has come to an end. Multiple dynasties have come and gone, new players have carved out careers, and legends have retired. But there is nobody who has left a more enduring mark on the 2010s …

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Young Cristiano Ronaldo: The Emergence of the Megastar

The trajectory of a young player’s career is often a result of potential and determination, and sometimes it is at the mercy of pure luck. For example, when the young Cristiano Ronaldo was part of Sporting’s youth system, it was …

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Roberto Baggio Former Italian Soccer Star

Roberto Baggio: The Rise and Fall Of The 1994 World Cup Star

Few players divided opinions quite like Roberto Baggio. He was beloved by some, hated by others. Unquestionably talented, yet rarely utilized to his full potential. Baggio was one of the best forwards in soccer to set foot on a pitch, …

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