QT-Online / Monday, December 2, 2019 / Categories: Top News Ballon d’Or 2019: Messi and Rapinoe announced as winners Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d'Or award for the sixth time. He overtook Ronaldo and sits on top of the perch in the all-time list — 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019. Megan Rapinoe of the United States has won Women's Ballon d'Or for 2019, with England's Lucy Bronze the runner-up. Winger Rapinoe, 34, co-captained the US to victory at this summer's World Cup, where she was named player of the tournament and finished joint-top scorer with six goals. Bronze, 28, the Uefa Women's Player of the Year, played a key part in England's run to the semi-finals. Rapinoe's compatriot Alex Morgan came third in the Ballon d'Or ranking. Previous Article Qatar Airways to bring thousands of football fans to Qatar in December Next Article Typhoon Kammuri pounds Philippines, closes Manila airport Print 1378 Rate this article: No rating Please login or register to post comments.