We all know that the Ballon d'Or is around the corner, and many players across the globe are playing their best to be nominated among the final ten. In Europe, Chelsea dominated the list of those who may win the award because of their recent success in winning the UEFA Champions League.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are also in contention for the award. The two have dominated the world of football for the past decade, and they are currently the best footballers to ever play the game of football.
Here in this article, we are going to show you the top five players who deserve the 2021 Ballon d'Or award.
5. Ngolo Kante.
Since joining Chelsea from Leicester City, Ngolo Kante has developed into one of the best midfielders in Europe. The Frenchman was able to help his country win the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Kante also won the UEFA best player after his performances in the UEFA Champions League.
4. Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Portuguese international is arguably the best player in the world. Ronaldo has won numerous trophies in his career because of his versatility. The current Manchester United forward won the Serie A golden boot award ahead of Romelu Lukaku who won the Serie A title.
The Italian playmaker is no doubt one of the best midfielders in England as well as in Europe at large. The midfielder was able to win the UEFA Champions League with his club Chelsea and apart from that, he won the European Championship 2020 and also the UEFA Super Cup.
2. Robert Lewandowski.
The Bundesliga gaol machine is no doubt the best striker in the world. Lewandowski has shown how consistent he is as he scored a total of 48 goals in 40 games. He was also instrumental as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga title.
1. Lionel Messi.
Whenever this name is being mentioned, the football world shakes. Apart from Ronaldo, Messi is the best player to ever step on a football pitch. The Paris Saint Germain forward deserves the Ballon d'Or after winning the Copa America, the Spanish Copa De Rey, and also finishing as Laliga highest goalscorer last season.
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