Who won the 2022 Ballon d'Or and who made the top qualifying cut
Several of the top football players in the world gathered
the 2023 Ballon d'Or awards ceremony to determine
who would take Karim Benzema's 2022 title and win the Golden Ball.
ho was rewarded for his heroics with Argentina
the World Cup, took home Ballon d'Or number eight.
the World Cup occurring in the midst of the 2022–23 campaign
it was expected to be a unique Ballon d'Or contes
it might have been a distant memory.