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Ballon d’or 2021: New Ranking of Ballon d’or of July 2021


Ballon D’or: Here is the list of the top 7 contenders of the award

  1. Erling Haland:

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The young star forward of Borussia Dortmund and Norway the Erling Haland is one of the most reliable contenders for Ballon d’Or 2021 based on his club performance in the 2020-21 season.

Haland 2020-21 season for Borussia Dortmund is extremely good according to his performance as he scored 41goals in his 43 matches played for Dortmund and also provided 12 assists for his team.

He also wins the Bundesliga player award by scoring 27 goals in the Bundesliga league. He also leads the scoreline of the champions league with his 10 goals in the campaign.

However, his country is not part of the Euro 2020 and Copa America 2021 campaign for that he could not register himself in the top three contenders of the Ballon d’Or award. Haland was only avail to won the DFB-Pokal award this season despite his brilliant performance.

Haland is of the one best strikers in the world right now. He is too young now as he turned 21 years only this year. He has a long football career where he can win several Ballon d’Or awards.

  1. Kylian Mbappe

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The French forward Kylian Mbappe is the hottest player around the football globe right now. The PSG forward is the favourite contender to win the Ballon d’Or award 2021 but due to his bad season in 2020-21 for both his club and country as he slips from the top three list to win the award despite his fantastic performance throughout the season.

Mbappe fails to help his club PSG to win the champions league title as they lost against Manchester City in the semi-final. His campaign in Euro 2020 with his country France is also not that good because he again fails to help his country to win the title.

As France lost against Switzerland in the Round of 16 in the Euro2020 campaign, as he scored one goal and provided one assist in the campaign. Mbappe scores 42 goals and provided 12 assists for his club PSG in the 2020-21 season.

He scored 27 goals in league 1 for PSG and become a three-time top goalscorer in League 1 campaign. He only could avail to win only one club title Coupe de France & Trophee Des champions without a major title on his list.

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo ( Juventus Fc)

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The Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo is a star legend of football. Ronaldo always remains in the top contender’s list for Ballon d’Or awards for many years and he already won four Ballon d’Or.

He is again one of the top contenders for the Ballon d’Or award in 2021. But before Euro 2020 campaign he slips from the top five list for the award. After his performance in Euro 2020 with Portugal, he was avail to secure his place under the top five. He scored 5 goals in his 4 matches for Portugal in Euro 2020 campaign.

But his performance could not help Portugal to qualify for the semifinals as they lost their quarter-final match in Euro 2020 against Belgium. Ronaldo won the Golden Boot as he leads top goalscorer with Portugal in Euro 2020.

In the 2020-21 season Ronaldo played 44 matches with Juventus where in total he scores 36 goals and provided 4 assists for the team. He also won a golden boot in Serie A as in 33 matches he scored 29 goals with Juventus.

In the 2020-21 season, Ronaldo won two titles Coppa Italia and Suppercoppa Italiana with Juventus. But he couldn’t win major titles as Serie A and Champions League

  1. N‘Golo Kante (Chelsea)

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France and Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is one of the best midfielders currently in the world of football. Early, Kante is one of the Favourite to win Ballon d’Or 2021 after his performance in the Champions League with Chelsea.

But due to the surprising defeat in the Euro 2020 round of 16 against Switzerland, Kante’s winning chances of winning the Ballon d’Or award 2021 becomes a must less now. As his position slips from the number one ranking of Ballon d’Or 2021 to the number four list.

Kante had a fantastic 2020-21 season with Chelsea as he won the Champions League title with the club. In the 2020-21 season, he played 48 matches and scored 3 goals for Chelsea.

He also won the best player award at the Champions League. But Kante’s winning chance this year Ballon d’Or is around No. He can again compete for next season by starting high in the new season.

  1. Jorginho (Chelsea)

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The Italian midfielder Jorginho also comes under the top contender’s list of winning Ballon d’Or 2021 this year. The Italian comes as the surprise entry in the top ranking list of awards.

This surprise entry of Jorginho in the award ranking is possible due to his two winning of two major titles in the football world. First, he won the Champions League title with Chelsea and after some months he again won the Euro 2020 with Italy.

Jorginho didn’t play that leading role in both titles campaigns for his team. But he plays a major role for both teams to win the title. His role didn’t go unseen as he becomes a favourite for winning the Ballon d’Or after his heavyweight title achievements.

Joringho played 43 matches in all competitions for Chelsea, where he scores 8 goals and provided 3 assists for the team. In Euro 2020, Jorginho played 7 matches for his country Italy where he played a major role by making 25 interceptions and a good number of recoveries from the opponents.

He also scores a winning goal for Italy in the penalties against Spain in Euro 2020 for which Italy reach the final. Jorginho is one of the front runners to win the Ballon d’Or award this year.


  1. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)

Robert Lewandowski the star striker of Bayern Munich he is one of the most favourite contenders to win Ballon d’Or 2021 along with Lionel Messi. Lewandowski is one of the best strikers currently in the world of football.

The 32 years old is also one of the most favourite people to win last year Ballon d’Or award, but due to this covid-19 pandemic France cancel the event of the award.

Fans from around the world urged to provide Ballon d’Or award this year to Robert Lewandowski because his chance to winning the award was missed last year and his brilliant performance in this 2020-21 too.

Robert is in second on the contender list, he will be competing with Lionel Messi and Jorginho for the award this year. Lewandowski played 40 matches in all competitions for Bayern Munich where he scored 48 goals and providing 9 assists for the team.

Robert won two titles one Bundesliga title and the club World cup title with the club in the 2020-21 season. He won The Best FIFA men’s player award 2020 in December and he also won the European Golden Shoe award.

In Euro 2020 Robert played 3 matches for Poland and scores 3 goals but Poland got eliminated in the group stage only. He has a very great chance to win this year Ballon d’or

  1. Lionel Messi(Barcelona)

The 6th time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is the number one favourite contender for winning the Ballon d’Or 2021. The Barcelona Star is the best footballer in the world of football for many years along with his oldest competitor Cristiano Ronaldo.

Messi is named the goat of football. Messi has a real chance to add one more Ballon d’Or 2021 award to his tally. Early the winning chance of the award is in doubt for Messi because of his 2020-21 seasons at Barcelona despite his monster performance with the team.

But after his Copa America campaign with Argentina makes him the front runner in the list of Ballon d’Or 2021 because Messi won his first major international trophy with his country by winning Copa America 2021 with Argentina.

It was the moment the millions of football are waiting for the last 15 years to see Messi lifting the major international title with his country Argentina.


He was the top scorer in the Copa America tournament by scoring 4 goals in his 5 matches for which he won the Golden Boot of Copa America 2021. Messi also won the Best player award in his Copa America Campaign.

He provided 5 assists for his team in the competition. In the 2020-21 season with Barcelona Messi scored 38 goals in his 47 matches and provided 14 assists for Barcelona.

He also won the Golden boot in la Liga as he scores the highest goal in the League of 30goals. Despite his Brilliant performance, Barcelona could only win one title in season 2020-21 and fail to win two major titles La Liga and Champions League.

They won only the Copa dey Rey title. After Messi’s international title he is now surely the favourite one to take the award home in December 2021. Messi will be competing with two other competitors Joringho and. Robert Lewandowski for the Ballon d’Or 2021 award.

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