FC Barcelona midfielder, Alexia Putellas has been named the winner of the 2021 Ballon d’or ahead of teammate Jenifer Hermoso and Chelsea’s star Samantha Kerr.

Putellas was presented with the award at the 65th Ballon d’or ceremony by French Football Magazine.

She scored 18 league goals in 31 games as FC Barcelona Femeni won the 2020/2021 Spanish Primera Iberdrola.

She also led the Spanish side to win the Cup and the 2020/2021 UEFA Women’s Champions League as Barcelona became the first Spanish side to win the European title.