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8 Stars That Have Won A World Cup, UCL & Ballon D’Or

8 Stars That Have Won A FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League & Ballon D’Or

By Kurt Buckerfield - Dec 20, 2017 07:29 PM @KurtLaduma

Winning major trophies is what every professional footballer dreams of, but there are only eight stars in the history of the game to have won a FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League and Ballon d’Or! Check out our gallery. 

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to see the eight stars who have won all three titles, according to Bleacher Report.

The likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have had fans on their edge of their seats since bursting on the scene, but not even they are among the eight names of players to have a World Cup, Champions League and Ballon d’Or.

The Portuguese and Argentine could enter this exclusive group of stars if they are to triumph in Russia next year, as they have already both tasted Ballon d’Or and UCL success.

The first player to achieve this feat was Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton, who won the World Cup in 1966, the Ballon d’Or in the same year, while he lifted the UCL trophy in the 1967/68 season.

Italy icon Paolo Rossi celebrated winning the World Cup and Ballon d’Or in 1982, while he won Europe’s biggest club competition in the 1984/85 campaign.

French legend Zinedine Zidane is also among the names, as well as Rivaldo, Kaka and former FC Barcelona superstar Ronaldinho.

The ex-Blaugrana man lifted the World Cup with Brazil in 2002, won the Ballon d’Or in 2005, while he won the UCL in the 2005/06 season.

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Other names included in the list are Germany legends Gerd Muller and Franz Beckenbauer, who won the World Cup together in 1974.

Do you think Messi and Ronaldo can enter this exclusive group of players next year? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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blackmail Joined: 12 Oct 2013
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blackmail Dec 24, 2017 04:58 PM
Messi and Ronaldo are not world cup winners yet they call themselves "the best in our world" really.
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thasbu@143 Joined: 18 Jul 2017
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thasbu@143 Dec 20, 2017 09:48 PM
This is certainly a special group of players... Messi and Ronaldo might not have won the world cup, but they are way better in their era compare to these legends...
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Lekasi_pOi Dec 20, 2017 09:39 PM
None of them will be able to achieve that.!!!
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Faysal Dec 20, 2017 09:26 PM
Messi wil do next year in Russia
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S@ Velley thabane Dec 20, 2017 08:08 PM
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