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Club: Manchester United
Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo turned 37 in 2022, though not showing any signs of slowing down.
His move to Manchester United in the summer of 2021 was hitting the headlines. He continued to be at the center of attention after entering the pitch of the Premier League again.
Some of his nets are coming in the final minutes of the matches and are saving the team. The Portugal national side also hugely relies on his contribution, while it could especially be seen in the upcoming World Cup.
Club: Bayern Munich
Lewandowski is a real goalscoring machine, who has managed to score 37 goals and provide three assists in the 2021/22 season. This is the highest goalscoring result among the players included in our top 10.
The 33-year-old’s national side, Poland, are currently in the run for securing their place in the final stage of the World Cup Qatar 2022.
Even if failing to have any vital result in the international competition, Lewandowski just remains one of the best attackers in the world and could have all chances to take the Ballon d’Or 2022.
Messi is yet to fully show himself in the Ligue 1 after joining French giants PSG from Barcelona. Some may link the successful pages of his career with his 21-year spell at La Liga. Though, the 34-year-old remains one of the best players ever in the world, if not the best.
The Argentine star became a seven-time Ballon d’Or winner at the end of 2021 after lifting the Copa America trophy with his national team.
As for the year 2022, La Albiceleste could be prepared to continue their success in Qatar, with Messi booking his place in the list of the favorites for the Ballon d’Or 2022.