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Ballon d'Or Winners except Messi or Ronaldo since 2000

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Luis Figo (2000)

Luis Figo (2000)

The 2000 Ballon d'Or was awarded to Luís Figo on 19 December 2000.

Figo was the second Portuguese player to win the award after Eusébio (1965). He was also the third Real Madrid player to win the trophy after Alfredo Di Stéfano (1957, 1959) and Raymond Kopa (1958).

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Michael Owen (2001)

Michael Owen (2001)

The 2001 Ballon d'Or was awarded to Michael Owen on 18 December 2001.

Owen was the fourth English national to win the award after Stanley Matthews (1956), Bobby Charlton (1966) and Kevin Keegan (1978, 1979). He was also the first Liverpool player to win the trophy.

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Ronaldo (2002)

Ronaldo (2002)

The 2002 Ballon d'Or was awarded to Ronaldo on 12 December 2002. This was Ronaldo's second Ballon d'Or, his first award was in 1997.

Ronaldo was the first Brazilian national to win the award, when he won his first Ballon in 1997, since then Rivaldo had also won the award in 1999. He was also the fourth Real Madrid player to win the trophy after Alfredo Di Stéfano (1957, 1959), Raymond Kopa (1958), and Luís Figo (2000).

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Pavel Nedvěd (2003)

Pavel Nedvěd (2003)

The 2003 Ballon d'Or was awarded to the Czech midfielder Pavel Nedvěd on 22 December 2003.

Nedvěd was the second Czech player to win the award after Josef Masopust (1962). Gianluigi Buffon (Italy) was the top ranked goalkeeper in the list, at ninth place. Paolo Maldini (Italy) was the best ranked defender in third place, while Thierry Henry (France) was the top forward, at second place.

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Andriy Shevchenko (2004)

Andriy Shevchenko (2004)

The 2004 Ballon d'Or was delivered to the Ukrainian striker Andriy Shevchenko on 13 December 2004.

Andriy Shevchenko was the third Ukrainian to win the award after Oleh Blokhin (1975) and Igor Belanov (1986). He finished top goalscorer in the 2003–04 Serie A, scoring 24 goals in 32 matches, as his team won the league title.

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Ronaldinho (2005)

Ronaldinho (2005)

The 2005 Ballon d'Or was delivered to the Brazilian midfielder Ronaldinho on 28 November 2005.

Ronaldinho was the third Brazilian to win the award after Rivaldo (1999) and Ronaldo. Petr Čech (Czech Republic) was the top ranked goalkeeper in the list, at 14th plac. Paolo Maldini (Italy) was the best ranked defender, at sixth, while Thierry Henry (France) was the top-ranked forward, at fourth place.

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Fabio Cannavaro (2006)

Fabio Cannavaro (2006)

The 2006 Ballon d'Or was awarded to the Italy Defender Fabio Cannavaro on 27 November 2006.

Cannavaro was the fifth Italian player to win the award after Omar Sívori (1961), Gianni Rivera (1969), Paolo Rossi (1982) and Roberto Baggio (1993).[1] Gianluigi Buffon (Italy) was the top ranked goalkeeper in the list, in second place; Ronaldinho (Brazil) was the top ranked midfielder, in fourth place, while Thierry Henry (France) was the top-ranked forward, in third place.

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Kaka (2007)

Kaka (2007)

The 2007 Ballon d'Or, given to the best football player in the world as judged by an international panel of sports journalists, was awarded to Kaká.

Kaká was the fourth Brazilian national to win the award after Ronaldo (1997, 2002), Rivaldo (1999), and Ronaldinho (2005). He was the sixth Milan player to win the trophy after Gianni Rivera (1969), Ruud Gullit (1987), Marco van Basten (1988, 1989, 1992), George Weah (1995), and Andriy Shevchenko (2004).

As of 2018, this was the last time anyone other than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi won the award.