The Ballon d’Or ceremony is an annual event organized by France Football to honor the world’s best footballers.
Here’s what you need to know about the 2023 Ballon d’Or ceremony:
Venue: The ceremony will take place at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, France.
Date and Time: The event is scheduled for Monday, October 30, starting at 20:00 local time (19:00 UTC).
How to Watch: The Ballon d’Or ceremony will be broadcast live on various channels worldwide. In the UK, you can watch it on Eurosport, and in the US, it will be on ESPN. Additionally, the ceremony will be live-streamed on the L’Équipe YouTube channel and website.
Contenders: The top contenders for the 2023 Ballon d’Or include Lionel Messi (PSG), Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain), and Erling Haaland (Manchester City). The award is determined by a panel of international journalists.
Other Awards: Apart from the main Ballon d’Or award, other accolades will be presented at the ceremony, including the Ballon d’Or Féminin (Women’s Ballon d’Or), Kopa Trophy (Best Under-21 Player), Yachine Trophy (Best Goalkeeper), Gerd Müller Trophy (Best Striker), and Club of the Year.
The Ballon d’Or ceremony is a prestigious event that celebrates the world’s top football talent, making it a must-watch for football enthusiasts.
🏆 The winner of the 2023 Ballon d'Or will be announced on October 30.— Madrid Zone (@theMadridZone) June 9, 2023
📆 Candidates for different categories will be known on September 6. pic.twitter.com/0nopEmMafp