The ceremony of presenting the most prestigious individual football award – “Golden Ball-2021” took place. The 34-year-old striker of Paris Saint-Germain became the best footballer Lionel Messi.
For the Argentine, this Ballon d'Or became the seventh in his career. The second place was taken by the Polish forward of Bayern Munich Robert Lewandowski.
Top 10 in the rating of the best football players:
Lionel Messi (PSG)
Robert Lewandowski (& quot Bayern Munich)
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
Ngolo Kante (Chelsea)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) 😉
Muhammad Sallah (Liverpool)
Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
Kylian Mbappé (PSG)
Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG)
Women's best footballer of the year and winner of the Ballon d'Or 2021 became Alexia Putellas from Barcelona.
All awards from France Football:
Best Young Player: Pedri (Barcelona) < br /> Best forward: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
Best goalkeeper: Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG)
Best club: Chelsea
For Ronaldo this is the worst result in the ranking of the best footballers according to France Football since 2010. Then the Portuguese were taller than Messi, Iniesta, Xavi, Sneijder and Forlán.
Let us remind you that before the start of this season, Messi left Barcelona. and joined Paris Saint-Germain. Before that, the Argentinean spent his entire career in a Catalan club. This season, he has scored four goals (3 in the Champions League and 1 in the French championship) and provided 3 assists (all in Ligue 1).