The Ballon d'Or award is around the corner, and players around Europe are getting ready to know who will be called the best player in the world for the year 2021. As we all know, the award is given to a player based on an aggregate vote of club coaches, national team coaches, reputable journalists, and national team captains.
For the past decade, Manchester forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Paris Saint Germain forward Lionel Messi have been dominating Europe and have won this award five times and six respectively.
Here in this article, we are going to show you five players that deserve the Ballon d'Or.
1. Lionel Messi.
Some fans may be shocked to see this, but Lionel Messi deserves to win the Ballon d'Or. The Argentine international won the Copa Del Rey and also helped his country in winning the Copa America last season.
Lionel Messi also finished the season as Laliga's highest goalscorer registering a total of 38 goals and 14 assists in all competitions.
2. Robert Lewandowski.
There's no doubt this man is one of the best strikers in Europe. Robert Lewandowski scored a total of 48 goals in 40 appearances for the German team last season.
The Chelsea midfielder developed into one of the best central midfielders in Europe. Jorginho won the UEFA Champions League, the Super Cup, and also guided his national team to the European Championship trophy.
4. Cristiano Ronaldo
Rated as the all-time best striker, Cristiano Ronaldo scores as if he creates goals. The Manchester United forward won the Serie A golden boot scoring a total of 29 goals in 33 league appearances.
5. Ngolo Kante.
The Frenchman alongside Paul Pogba is the best midfield partnership I have ever seen. Ngolo Kante won his first UEFA Champions League last season and also helped his club win the UEFA Super Cup at the start of the 2021/22 season.
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