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Ballon d’Or 2021 Power Rankings: Chelsea’s Kante tops the list.

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Ballon d’Or 2021 Power Rankings: Chelsea’s Kante tops the list.

N’Golo Kante top of the Ballon d’Or shortlist as the excellent year goes on.

N’Golo Kante already has a Champions League in the case, and as it holds his France team are favorites to lift the European Championship crown too.

If he achieves that, he would be the only player to do both this year, and that would certainly put him in a prime position to win the Ballon d’Or.

His predominant displays in the knockout stages of the Champions League should now put him in the driver’s seat, and he’s made a good start for France too.

All he needs to do now is keep performing as he is now and he’s likely got it in the bag. have him at the top of their list, ahead of Kylian Mbappe and Romelu Lukaku.

Mason Mount is lurking in 16th, though if he plays for England tomorrow against Germany and the Three Lions win, he will definitely be catapulted up the list closer to his club teammate.


Here is the full list according to lastest ranking by

20 Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)

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In 2021: 10 goals, five assists. Won Premier League & Carabao Cup.

Another player who did not enjoy the most productive of domestic campaigns, Sterling is the only England player to have found the net thus far at Euro 2020, and will definitely have a key part to play if the Three Lions are to overcome Germany in the last 16.

If they do so, then a place in the final is well within England’s grip, which in turn would only help Sterling’s case for insertion among the Ballon d’Or contenders.

19 Paul Pogba (Manchester United)

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In 2021: Three goals, eight assists.

The Ballon d’Or is an honor that rewards performances on the highest stage, even if those performances are not always backed up by consistency.

As such, Pogba’s excellent displays at Euro 2020 thus far mark him out as an outside bet for a top-10 finish, especially with France remaining favorites to go on and win the tournament on July 11.

18 Federico Chiesa (Juventus)

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In 2021: 13 goals, five assists. Won Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana.

He may not be starting for Italy at Euro 2020, but there is no uncertainty that Chiesa is establishing himself the man for the big moment over the course of 2020.

His superb strike to break the stalemate against Austria was just the latest in a run of goals that include the winner in the Coppa Italia final and three goals across two legs against Porto in the Champions League, though that was not sufficient for Juventus to avoid a shocking dismissal back in March.

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