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Mohamed Salah is currently considered one of the bests. The Reds star scores goals and provides assists almost every game for his side.
Salah and Egypt reached the AFCON final, however, were defeated by Senegal.
The 29-year-old finished 7th in the Ballon D’Or ranking last year, meanwhile, in the Best FIFA Men’s Player, he finished 3rd.
When the football award season approaches the name Cristiano Ronaldo is always mentioned. Last season, Ronaldo finished 6th in Ballon D’Or rankings, meanwhile, in the Best FIFA Men’s Player rankings he was 7th.
Portugal beat North Macedonia in the World Cup playoffs and qualified for the World Cup 2022. If Ronaldo manages to help his country to win the World Cup, he might be considered as a favorite to win the FIFA Men’s Player award.
Lionel Messi won Copa America in 2021 with Argentina after so many years when football fans were waiting for him to win a major trophy with his country after reaching Copa America final several times as well as the World Cup final in 2014.
And after winning Copa America, Messi, a surprise to almost everyone involved in football, whether it’s fans, journalists or football players, joined Paris Saint-Germain, after his contract expired with Barcelona and they couldn’t extend it.
With PSG, fans were expecting that the team will reach the Champions League final and this time they will win it, however, the Ligue 1 side were eliminated from the tournament after a defeat to Real Madrid in the round of 16. And as for Argentina, the Copa America win has given a huge boost in their bid to win the World Cup in Qatar 2022.
If Messi manages to win World Cup, surely another Ballon D’Or and The Best FIFA award nomination and even a win will be a subject of discussion.