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Messi, Lewandowski, Jorginho & the 2021 Ballon d’Or final rankings

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Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or for a seventh time, more than any player in history.

After a year of hiatus, it’s that time of a year when the winner of the most prestigious award, Ballon d’Or 2021 is revealed. Last year’s ceremony was canceled due to COVID19. The ceremony took place on Monday, November 29, at a gala Chatelet Theatre in Paris.

It was announced today that the winner of Ballon d’Or 2021 is Lionel Messi, as predicted by many. In 2021, Messi made 56 appearances, in which he scored 41 goals and provided 17 assists. In 2021, the former Barcelona star won an international trophy with Argentina as they became Copa America champions in July. And a month later, the Argentine star joined Paris Saint-Germain after his contract expired with La Liga side.

Robert Lewandowski follows Messi as he finishes second in Ballon d’Or 2021 top 3, however, many were predicting that he would be the winner of Ballon d’Or 2021 after having an impressive season with Bayern Munich last year as well as this year. And Jorginho finishes third in Top three Ballon d’Or 2021 list.

Ballon d’Or 2021 rankings and full winners list

29. Cesar Azpilicueta – Chelsea / Spain – 0 points

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29. Luka Modric – Real Madrid / Croatia – 0 points

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26. Nicolo Barella – Inter Milan / Italy – 1 point

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26. Ruben Dias – Manchester City / Portugal – 1 point

Ruben Dias with a Premier League trophy
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26. Gerard Moreno – Villarreal / Spain – 1 point


25. Phil Foden – Manchester City / England – 2 points

Ferran Torres sends a message to Phil Foden following Manchester City's victory in the Champions League
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24.  Pedri – Barcelona / Spain – 3 points

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23. Harry Kane – Tottenham/England – 4 points

  • In 2020/21: 33 goals, 17 assists


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Harry Kane is one of the best goalscorers in the world, about which speak that plenty of stats.

Defeat in the final of EURO 2020 was, of course, disappointing but it’s not a secret that Kane has been fantastic both with Tottenham and England.

21. Lautaro Martinez – Inter Milan / Argentina – 6 points

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21. Bruno Fernandes – Manchester United / Portugal – 6 points

What Bruno Fernandes told Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at half-time vs Atalanta
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