Every football player dreams of winning the Ballon d'or in his lifetime and it was unfortunate for Lewandoski when he missed out last time when they suspended the awarding
And now in 2021 the award will be given to the best player of 2020/2021 season and the nominees' list has great names in it
In the past 12 occasions it has always been a case of Messi or Ronaldo (except for 2019 when Luka modric won it for steering Croatia to the world Cup finals ) with Messi winning six and Ronaldo winning it five times .
Here is a list of the favourites in their ranked positions
1. MESSI - Messi had a great season scoring 38 goals and winning copa America
2. LEWANDOSKI- He netted 48 times breaking Mullers record and winning the league.
3. Jorginho - three major trophies for him and a uefa champions league midfielder of the year award.
4. Kevin De Bryune - premier league and carabao and a champions league final appearance
5. Kante- champions league and uefa supercup under his name , pivotal in Chelsea's ucl journey
6. Ronaldo- unfortunate ! netted 36 times in the season but has nothing to show for it
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