May 17, 2024

BALLON D’OR 2021 UPDATE: N’GOLO KANTE EXPECTED TO LEAVE MESSI AND RONALDO BEHIND BY WINNING THIS YEAR’S BALLON D’OR

BALLON D'OR 2021 UPDATE
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LAST BALLON D’OR WINNER :

The most awaited award of Football, the Ballon d’Or, was cancelled in 2020. The world awaits seeing the player who shall be crowned with the biggest individual honor the game offers. Lionel Messi currently holds the title and won the 2019 Ballon d’Or award. Although we’ll have to wait till December, wonderful performances from the past couple of weeks from other magnificent players have surely drawn us to the conclusion that a new player will most probably be crowned with the prestigious award.

BALLON D'OR 2021 UPDATE

It is very important to highlight the fine works of Chelsea’s central midfielder, N’Golo Kante, who with his brilliant run this year for his club, has drawn attention from all around the globe. Given the fact that he led his side to the Champions League Trophy itself describes his magnificent and outclass technical abilities and skills. As a result, he was the Player of the Match in the Round of 16 at odds with Atletico Madrid, the 1st and 2nd leg of the Semi-Finals against Real Madrid as well as in the Final of the Champions League versus Man. City.

BALLON D'OR 2021 UPDATE

Here’s a list of the Top 20 players most likely to achieve the milestone of winning the Ballon d’Or:

20. Neymar Jr. (Paris Saint-German)

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In 2021: Eight goals, six assists. Won Coupe de France & Trophee des Champions.

19. Gerard Moreno (Villareal)

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In 2021: 23 goals, 10 assists. Won Europa League.

18. Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)

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In 2021: Six goals, 15 assists. Won Bundesliga & Club World Cup.

17. Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund)

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In 2021: 12 goals, 12 assists. Won DFB-Pokal.

16. Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid)

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In 2021: 13 goals, two assists. Won La Liga.

15. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)

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In 2021: 19 goals, five assists.

14. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)

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In 2021: 14 goals, nine assists.

13. Mason Mount (Chelsea)

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In 2021: Nine goals, three assists. Won Champions League.

12. Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City)

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In 2021: 15 goals, six assists. Won Premier League & Carabao Cup.

11. Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund)

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In 2021: 24 goals, nine assists. Won DFB-Pokal.

10. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)

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In 2021: 21 goals, three assists. Won Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana.

Ronaldo, having won 5 Ballon d’Or’s till now, only requires 7 more goals this season to break the record for the most goals scored in international football. Will he be able to cover up the margin and come closer to winning his 6th Ballon d’Or?

9. Phil Foden (Manchester City)

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In 2021: 11 goals, seven assists. Won Premier League & Carabao Cup.

Unfortunate for the lad, as he could not celebrate his 21st Birthday after having lost to Chelsea in the Champions League Final the following day. Having won the Premier League and showing his exceptional character, Foden could increase his chances if he delivers his best in his upcoming matches.

8. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)

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In 2021: 18 goals, four assists.

He was the only scorer for Real Madrid in the Champions League Semi-Finals in the 1st leg, having scored a goal early up in the match. Unlucky for him, his side couldn’t get the shot on goal and lost to Chelsea. Can the French deliver a comeback?

7. Romelu Lukaku (Inter)

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In 2021: 17 goals, seven assists. Won Serie A.

His future looks ever brighter, having won Serie A with Inter this year. He could increase his value if he could offer some goals representing Belgium in Euro 2020.

6. Ruben Dias (Manchester City)

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In 2021: One goal, 17 clean sheets. Won Premier League & Carabao Cup.

City’s center back has performed well throughout the season for City. Like others on this list, he would love to help Portugal to another consecutive European Championship title

5. Lionel Messi (F.C Barcelona)

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In 2021: 28 goals, nine assists. Won Copa del Rey.

He has scored the most goals in LaLiga till now and is the current holder of the reputable title. Could Messi’s magic work this time as he tries to extend his record of 6 Ballon d’Or’s?

4. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)

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In 2021: Nine goals, eight assists. Won Premier League & Carabao Cup.

Having won the Premier League, he was unable to guide City towards victory in the Champions League Final. He’s been in superb form and if he’s allowed to compete in Euro 2020, he may well guide Belgium to the title.

3. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)

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In 2021: 31 goals, four assists. Won Bundesliga & Club World Cup.

He guided Bayern to another Bundesliga victory. Will he be able to make the Ballon d’Or his title this year?

2. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-German)

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In 2021: 28 goals, four assists. Won Coupe de France & Trophee des Champions.

Most probably the future Messi or Ronaldo, chances are he’s going to win the Ballon d’Or. Being the next in line, who can replace him and shatter his dreams?

1. N’Golo Kante

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In 2021: One assist. Won Champions League.

Being named Man of the Match in both legs of a Champions League semi-final and the Final is almost unachievable! Doing it as a defensive-minded midfielder is close to incredible! Being regarded as a LEGEND player, he is ranked number 1 on our list for winning the Ballon d’Or.

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