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A hostess carries the Ballon d'Or trophy along the red carpet at Theatre Du Chatelet on December 2, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images)

Football's Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player, run by French magazine France Football, will not take place this year due to Covid-19