Karim Benzema Wins Golden Ball 2022

On the morning of October 18 (Hanoi time), the French striker received a worthy reward after the sublime 2021/22 season with Real Madrid.

The moment Benzema received the Golden Ball from Zidane on the morning of October 18 (Hanoi time), the owner of the 1998 Ballon d’Or presented the award to his compatriot junior in the ceremony to honor the 2022 Golden Ball.

Karim Benzema became the first French player since 1998 to win the Ballon d’Or, after the legendary Zinedine Zidane. This is also the 12th Ballon d’Or awarded to a Real Madrid player.


This year’s Golden Ball owner is selected based on personal performance from August 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022. This is also the time when Benzema reached his peak with 50 goals, 15 assists after 46 appearances, along with 3 La Liga titles, Champions League and national super cup. At the national level, he also lifted the UEFA Nations League trophy.