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Ranking the Top 7 Ballon D'Or Nominees based on This Week's UCL Performance

The Ballon d'Or is a French football award annually presented to football stars for their brilliant performances throughout the year.

It has a reputation for being one of the oldest and most prestigious individual awards for footballers.

Players for this year's Ballon d'Or award have already been nominated and in this article, I will be ranking the top seven of them by their performances in this week's UCL games.

7. Kylian Mbappe

The 22-year-old French forward scored PSG's opening goal in the club's 3-2 UCL victory over RB Leipzig.

6. Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema scored Real Madrid's fifth goal in the Spanish club's impressive 5-0 UCL victory over FC Shakhtar Donetsk.

5. Cristiano Ronaldo

The 36-year-old Portuguese forward scored the winning goal for Manchester United, in the club's 3-2 comeback victory over Atalanta.

4. Bruno Fernandes

The 27-year-old Portuguese midfielder was arguably Manchester United's best player on the pitch in the club's UCL comeback victory over Atalanta. Putting up a man of the match performance, Bruno impressively gave two assists in the match.

3. Jorginho

The 29-year-old Italian midfielder scored two penalties in Chelsea's comfortable 4-0 victory over Malmo.

2. Mohamed Salah

Widely considered to be one of the best forwards in Europe, Mohamed Salah scored two goals in Liverpool's hard-fought victory over Atletico Madrid.

1. Lionel Messi

Widely considered to be one of the world's best footballers of all time, the 34-year-old Argentine forward scored two goals in PSG's 3-2 victory over Leipzig.

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