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Lionel Messi won his 7th record Ballon d’Or at the end of 2021. The wait was really dramatic as in the previous year the beloved ceremony was canceled due to a coronavirus outbreak.
The Ballon d’Or 2021 is already a part of football history, while let’s now focus on the next one.
This year’s ceremony will be held in October and it will be given to the best player over a standard European season rather than during a calendar year.
Ahead of the event, we have made a list of possible candidates favorite to win the Ballon d’Or 2022.
The Egyptian King is shocking the world with his form at Liverpool since the start of the 2021/22 campaign. Some consider him the best attacker in the world at this moment.
If Salah continues his impressive run and records even better results in the Premier League and Champions League, he will be a deserved candidate to win Ballon d’Or.