December 17, 2022
Sports Tak Staff
Only eight players have won the three biggest prizes in World football — Champions League, Ballon d’Or, and FIFA World Cup.
After winning the WC and the Ballon d'Or in 1966, he beat Eusebio's Benfica in the then-European Cup final in 1968.
The German won the Ballon d’Or in 1972 and 1976, and the World Cup in 1974. He is also the 3-time European Cup champion — in 1974, 1975 and 1976.
In the same golden generation as Beckenbauer, he won the same club and country laurels as his compatriot, but the Ballon d'Or only once in 1970.
The Italian forward won the European Cup in 1985, and the Ballon d’Or the World Cup in 1982.
The legendary France forward won the European Cup in 2002, the World Cup, and the Ballon d’Or in the same year in 1998.
Brazilian star Rivaldo won the European Cup in 2003, the World Cup in 2002, and the Ballon d’Or in 1999.
With Brazilian flair, Ronaldinho won the European Cup in 2006, the World Cup in 2002, and the Ballon d’Or in 2005.
The 2002 World Cup winner won the European Cup and the Ballon d’Or in 2007.