Ballon d’Or 2021: The names of 30 football players have been announced for this year’s Ballon d’Or award. Like every time, the two legendary football players of the current world, Lionel Messi of Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal are in the race for this most prestigious award in the football world. While Messi has won this award six times, Ronaldo has won it five times.
On Friday, France’s football magazine announced the names of these 30 football players in the race for this year’s Ballon d’Or award. Apart from Messi and Ronaldo, this year’s race for this award includes the names of many famous players like Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Karim Benzema, Jorzinho and En Golo Kante.
The award was not given last year due to the Kovid-19 epidemic
Let us tell you that due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, the Ballon d’Or award was not given last year. This year once again on November 29 in Paris, the name of the winner of this award will be announced. In the women’s category, this year 20 football players have been included in the race for this award.
Messi is currently playing club football for PSG. At the same time, Ronaldo has also left Juventus and joined his old club Manchester United. This year once again these two players have presented their strong claim for the Ballon d’Or Award.
Robert Lewandowski is also a strong contender this year
Apart from this, Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich is also a strong contender for this award this year. At the same time, Harry Kane, Mason Mount, Phil Foden and Raheem Sterling are in the race for this award from Euro 2020 finalists England. Dortmund’s star player Erling Braut Haaland’s claim for this year’s Ballon d’Or award also looks strong.