The 2021 Ballon d'Or winner will be announced on November 29, and barring a surprise, Lionel Messi or Robert Lewandowski will be declared the winner. And in fairness, they both deserved it given the year they have had, although one could also make a case for Jorginho, who played a vital role in Chelsea's Champions League success and Italy's Euro 2020 victory.
The UEFA Champions League matchday three eventually wrapped up today as 8 more matches were played in the tournament. The competition wasn't short of excitement as several teams performed brilliantly to win their various matches in the Champions League. Barcelona secured their first UCL victory this season when they welcomed Dynamo Kyiv to the Camp Nou Stadium earlier today.
In terms of global popularity, Europe's major leagues dominate. It's for this reason that the majority of players have found success while playing in the best European leagues like the English Premier League and La Liga. Have you ever wondered who would win in a match between the best footballers in Europe and the best players from across the world?
Photo credit: marca Barcelona will host Real Madrid at the Camp Nou Stadium for the first El Clasico of the 2021/2022 La Liga Santander season. Ronald Koeman's Barcelona team have welcomed the return of injured players and they are battle-ready. Meanwhile, Barcelona have been following the situation of some great players to add to the current squad in the summer transfer window to reinforce the team.
Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen is currently in the form of his life this season for serie A leaders Napoli and his incredible form hasn't gone unnoticed with several of Europe's leading clubs circling for his signature. According to multiple reports from Germany, Bayern Munich are reportedly ready to dole out over €100 million for the Nigerian striker who has also caught the attention of Spanish giants Real Madrid with his early season form.
You could see that some familiar faces get into the list this season, but these players might not win the golden boot award. In this article, I will be showing you the 4 favorite players that could win the UEFA Champions League golden boot. 1. Bayern Munich: Robert Lewandowski (5 Goals)
The 2021/22 season is in progress and many players are already beginning to show a glimpse of what they are capable of doing. Across the various countries in Europe and the world at large, we are going to see the best five (5) strikers according to their current form.
Bayern Munich star player, Robert Lewandowski gave out his shirt to a pitch invader after the champions league match between Benfica and Bayern Munich. Robert Lewandowski was so kind to give out his jersey to the pitch invader who hugged him at the end of the match. Robert Lewandowski scored one goal for Bayern Munich tonight as Bayern Munich trash Benfica 4-0 in Portugal.
The UEFA Champions League golden boot award, is a personal award that is given to the most outstanding player of the tournament with the highest numbers of goals. The award was previously won by Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland. However, he may not be able to retain the award this season, as several players are already leading the race in winning the award this season.
Bayern Munich are planning for life after Robert Lewandowski whose contract expires in 2023. The Polish striker joined Bayern Munich from Borussia Dortmund in 2014 and has been an icon for the club due to his contribution. According to a report from Paolo Bargiggia, Bayern Munich are eyeing Victor Osimhen as his replacement.
Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen has attracted a lot of interest from top European football clubs following his excellent start to the season. The Napoli striker arrived the Italian club from Lille in the summer of 2020. Bayern Munich have been alleged to be interested in his services and will be willing to offer £100 Million.
Robert Lewandowski made another appearance for Bayern Munich in German Bundesliga today when they welcomed Hoffenheim to the Allianz Arena on Saturday afternoon. The Polish Striker continued with his incredible form for Bayern Munich in the competition as he inspired the German side to a convincing 4-0 victory over Hoffenheim at the end of the match.
Some young strikers have been highly impressive so far this season. They have scored a lot of goals for their respective teams and they have been highly consistent in performance. Karim Benzema, Robert Lewandowski, Romelu Lukaku, Roberto Firmino and Harry Kane are among the best strikers in the top five European leagues.
The Matchday three of the UEFA Champions League came to a close last night after teams such as Manchester United made a dramatic comeback to beat Atalanta while FC Barcelona scored their first-ever goal in this season's competition courtesy of Gerard Pique cool finish. However, while the focus lies on the teams that will scale through to the next round, let's quickly have a look at the Ballon d'Or strongest contenders and their performance after the UEFA Champions League matches for the week was concluded.
Scoring plenty number of penalties boosts a footballer's career goals. World best players such as Robert Lewandowski, Leo Messi, Luiz Suarez, and Cristiano Ronaldo that have scored over 500 goals in their football careers are the ones that usually take penalties for their respective team.
Football's most prestigious award is up for grabs. The award is back after the 2020 edition was called off due to the pandemic that took place. The 30-man nominees for the award were released on the 8th of October 2021 alongside nominees in other categories such as the Women's Ballon D'or, Yachine trophy for the best goalkeeper and the Kopa trophy for young player of the year.
Lewandowski continued his impressive goalscoring form this season. Note that Bayern Munich cruised past Benfica to make it 3 wins out of 3 games in the champions league. Even though the first half was goalless, Bayern Munich scored 4 great goals in the second half to go to the top of the league.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo will not only play beyond the age of 40, but he will also be one of the best, simply because he wants to. As his career has developed, the Portuguese has learnt to modify his game, and he now plays as an out-and-out number nine who is free to roam.
German football giants, Bayern Munich are reportedly interested in signing Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen for over €100 million. Victor Osimhen has been in sensational form this season with nine goals in eleven appearances for Napoli across all competitions. And as expected, performances like that will inevitably spark up transfer rumours.
Victor Osimone has been shining in Serie A this season. The Nigeria international has scored 9 goals in 10 games in all competitions for Napoli. The forward has been described by Walter Sabbatini as "unstoppable". Osimhen's status has aroused interest abroad, and both Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are paying close attention to the prolific 22-year-old player.