Botswana�s Ballon d�Or votes missing

Voted: Mogorosi
Voted: Mogorosi

FIFA has said it did not receive Botswana’s votes for the Ballon d’Or award from Zebras’ captain, Joel Mogorosi and coach Peter Butler.

Only the media award vote, cast by the Botswana Gazette’s Oaitse Mathala appears on the full list of voters.

Real Madrid and Portugal forward, Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the Ballon d’Or winner on Monday night in Zurich, but Botswana’s votes were missing.

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