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Ballon d’Or 2022 Power Rankings: Benzema, Salah & Kevin De Bruyne

Ballon d'Or 2022 Power Rankings: Who will win the award?

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#8 Phil Foden

Club: Manchester City

Country: England

In 2021/22:

Games: 44

Goals: 14

Assists: 11

Phil Foden: Ballon d'Or Power rankings
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Manchester City have a pure talent on their hands in the name of Phil Foden.

This guy continues to impress the world with the maturity of his performances in Pep Guardiola’s team.

Foden will surely be part of the incredible story that City are creating on their way.

#9 Sadio Mane

Country: Senegal

In 2021/22:

Games: 49

Goals: 22

Assists: 5



FA Cup

African Cup of Nations (AFCON)

Sadio Mane, Liverpool attacker
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This term is a promising one for Liverpool as they are quite close to making history by winning quadruple. That could be a chance for Sadio Mane to compete for the Ballon d’Or award this season.

The attacker’s role is irreplaceable in the Reds’ big games. In addition, he along with Senegal managed to beat his teammate Mohamed Salah’s national side Egypt to lift the AFCON trophy at the start of 2022.

#10 Vinícius Jr.

Club: Real Madrid

Country: Brazil

Club stats in 2021/22:

Games: 50

Goals: 21

Assists: 20

Trophies: Supercopa de España

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Another youngster – another promising star in the hands of a European team. Vinícius literally sparkles with Real Madrid. Many times has he been linked with a number of huge clubs.

The 21-year-old winger’s national team, Brazil, are one of the favorites to win the FIFA World Cup 2022. Let’s wait for the rest!

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