Alexia Putellas becomes the third winner of the women’s Ballon d’Or. She is an outstanding player in women’s football.
Putellas became the third winner of the women’s award for an outstanding season with Barcelona and Spain.
She helped Barca win the treble and scored 26 goals in 42 games overall.
— Alexia Putellas (@alexiaputellas) November 29, 2021
Alexia Putellas becomes the third winner
The midfielder netted in the Champions League final against Chelsea, and in August she was named UEFA women’s player of the year.
“I’m very emotional, it’s a very special moment,” she said at the Paris ceremony through a translator. “I would like to start by thanking all my teammates, especially my current (Barcelona) teammates. For me, it’s a collective success.”
The only previous women’s award winners are Norway striker Ada Hegerberg in 2018, and U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe in 2019.