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Iniesta, Xavi or Messi will be the new winner of the Ballon d'Or 

Iniesta, Xavi or Messi will be the new winner of the Ballon d'Or

6-12-2010

The new winner of the Golden Ball will be one among the three players of Barcelona Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Xavi Hernandez, officially announced the France Football.

The winner of the Golden Ball for the 1991 Jean-Pierre Papin with Christian Karembeu announced from among three names that will be chosen as the new winner of the valuable prize.

Iniesta, Messi and Xavi received the most votes of the voting coaches, captains and journalists who are entitled to participate in selecting the winner of the Ballon d'Or.

The ceremony of proclamation of the new winner of the Golden Ball will be on January 10 at the opera in Zurich.

Barcelona is only the second team, whose players occupy the top three places in the rankings. This achievement is held by AC Milan and dates from 1988 and 1999 first time in the trio were Marco van Basten, Ruud Gullit and Frank Rijkaard. In 1989 the Dutch striker won the award for the second time, and runners were Franco Baresi and Rijkaard.



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