Ballon d’Or 2021 Power Rankings. Top 20.
The granting of the prize was canceled in 2020 and the world’s best players are again taking their positions to claim the coveted individual honor
Although the award will not be given out until December, achievements over the coming weeks will go a long way to determining who will and won’t be in contention to succeed 2019 winner Lionel Messi.
With the season heating up going into its final month before a couple of major summer competitions, the world’s best players are starting to come to the fore.
This is the ranking of the runners and riders according to Goal.
20 Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid)
Last time: 20th
In 2021: 11 goals, one assist.
19 Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City)
Last time: NEW ENTRY
In 2021: Seven goals, six assists. Won Carabao Cup.
18 Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
Last time: 16th
In 2021: 15 goals.
17 Mason Mount (Chelsea)
Last time: 17th
In 2021: Eight goals, three assists.
16 N’Golo Kante (Chelsea)
Last time: NEW ENTRY
In 2021: One assist.
15 Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
Last time: 15th
In 2021: Two goals, eight assists.
14 Harry Kane (Tottenham)
Last time: 14th
In 2021: 17 goals, four assists.
13 Ruben Dias (Manchester City)
Last time: 12th
In 2021: One goal, 16 clean sheets. Won Carabao Cup.
12 Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)
Last time: 13th
In 2021: 12 goals, eight assists.
11 Phil Foden (Manchester City)
Last time: 11th
In 2021: Nine goals, six assists. Won Carabao Cup.
10 Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund)
Last time: 9th
In 2021: 20 goals, eight assists.
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9 Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)
Last time: 10th
In 2021: 19 goals, three assists. Won Supercoppa Italiana.
8 Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)
Last time: 8th
In 2021: Six goals, five assists. Won Trophee des Champions
7 Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City)
Last week: 6th
In 2021: 14 goals, five assists. Won Carabao Cup.
6 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
Last time: 7th
In 2021: 16 goals, three assists.
5 Romelu Lukaku (Inter)
Last time: 5th
In 2021: 14 goals, six assists. Won Serie A.
4 Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
Last time: 3rd
In 2021: 26 goals, three assists. Won Club World Cup.
3 Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
Last time: 4th
In 2021: Eight goals, seven assists. Won Carabao Cup.
2 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Last time: 2nd
In 2021: 26 goals, nine assists. Won Copa del Rey.
1 Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain)
Last time: 1st
In 2021: 23 goals, three assists. Won Trophee des Champions.
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