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7 Favorites To Win The 2021 Ballon D'Or

1. Robert Lewandoski

It is only justifiable for the Polish to feel that he was robbed of the 2020 Ballon d'Or after it's cancellation due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Lewandoski has been in a sensational goal-scoring form. He already has 13 goals for the Bavarian club. Therefore, it is safe to say that Robert Lewandoski is the best striker in the world and the most probable to win the 2021 Ballon d'Or.

2. Mohammed Salah

Mo Salah is running riot in the Premier League. He is in such a sublime form that he's been referred to repeatedly as the best player in the world at the moment. Salah is the difference maker for the Merseyside club. He has already scored 9 goals and assisted thrice in 9 appearances for Liverpool. Salah has improved significantly his ball carrying abilities and upgraded his assuredness in front of goal. Mo Salah therefore has its eyes set upon the 2021 Ballon d'Or.

3.Lionel Messi

The only player in history with 6 Ballon d'Ors is gunning for a seventh. Lionel Messi at long last won an international trophy with Argentina. Messi also helped Barcelona stay in race for the La Liga title, winning the Copa del rey in the process. Although Messi hasn't quite yet settled in Paris with only 1 goal in 5 appearances, it is safe to say at any time he might through and deliver big.

4. Christiano Ronaldo

The 36 year old continues to defy time. He won the Euro 2020 golden boot by scoring 5 goals in 4 games. Ronaldo also finished as the top scorer in Serie A's Juventus as Pirlo sank the team to a 4th position. He then went on to complete a comeback to Man United that had been awaited by the fans for 12 long years, grabbing the headlines in the process. Ronaldo hopes to lift the EPL and the UCL titles with Man United as he grabs his 6th Ballon d'Or in the process.

5. Jorginho

Jorginho is the only player to have won both the UEFA Champions League and the 2020 EUROs. He is also among the top 5 players with passes made and ball recoveries in both UEFA competitors. Jorginho is also an influential figure at Chelsea and Italy and the most brutal penalty taker in the game.

6. Kylian Mbappe

Mbappe is part of the most intimidating attacking trio comprised of Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. In the 20/21 season the French golden boy racked up 42 goals and 11 assists in 47 appearances for PSG. This season he's by far the best player in Paris having already stacked up 4 goals and 5 assists in 11 appearances. Mbappe's claim to the golden ball is hindered by his lack of major trophies.

7. Erling Haaland

The Norwegian goal scoring machine is always technical and proficient. Halaand is already racking up unreal numbers with 11 goals and 4 assists in all competitions.First and foremost Halaand's hold up play is magnificent.Secondly, has a great spatial awareness, and lastly, he is exceptional with his movement and finishing. You should all remember that Halaand is only 21 years old.

The Ballon d'Or ceremony is just around the corner. Who do you think will be the lucky winner of the most prestigious individual award in football? Your comments are welcomed together with a like on the article. You are also encouraged to share the article.

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