The prestigious French football award is set to take place on November 29, 2021, in Paris. The prestigious Ballon d'or golden ball award ceremony was out of place in the year 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic in the year and that has seen Lionel Messi as the current holder of the last Ballon d'or golden ball from the year 2019. While many football fans hoped to see Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich win the prestigious Ballon d'or award in the year 2020 as he was the obvious favorite, he is still found among the favorites for the 2021 Ballon d'or award.
Meanwhile, it is 2021 and many football competitions have been concluded and players have been performing in their different abilities over the year and it is getting close to the end of the year and therefore the prestigious Ballon d'or award ceremony. This coveted award is being decided by votes from specialist Journalists, Managers and Captains of Clubs and National teams.
Here are the names of the 30 men shortlisted for the 2021 Ballon d'or golden ball award--- Nicolo Barella, Karim Benzema, Cesar Azpilicueta, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Kevin De Bruyne, Ruben Dias, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Bruno Fernandes, Jorginho, Phil Foden, Erling Haaland, Harry Kane, N'Golo Kante, Simon Kjaer, Robert Lewandowski, Romelu Lukaku, Riyad Mahrez, Lautaro Martinez, Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, Luka Modric, Gerard Moreno, Mason Mount, Neymar, Pedri, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah, Raheem Sterling, Luis Suarez.
Voting processes are in place already...Who do you think is going to win this year Ballon d'or award?
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