Barcelona midfielder, Alexia Putellas wins 2021 Women’s Ballon d’Or
Barcelona and Spain midfielder Alexia Putellas has won the 2021 Women’s Ballon d’Or.
Putellas was one of five players nominated from the Barcelona team following their first Champions League triumph along with winning the Primera Division title.
The 27-year old was the highest-scoring midfielder in Europe with 26 goals in all competitions last season.
Barcelona team-mate Jennifer Hermoso was second, with Chelsea forward Sam Kerr third and Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema fourth.
The only previous women’s award winners are Norway striker Ada Hegerberg in 2018 and USA forward Megan Rapinoe in 2019.
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