Newest Ballon d’Or Power Rankings: Messi Still Leads, Lewandowski & Jorginho Close

Firstly, there would be TWO Ballon d’Or winners in 2021!

That’s according to L’Equipe who say that France Football have decided to hand out two prizes at the awarding ceremony on December 5.

Apparently, France Football have changed their mind about canceling the 2020 Ballon d’Or edition of the award and want to give it to Robert Lewandowski who led Bayern Munich to the Treble win in the 2019-20 season by scoring 55 goals in 47 appearances in all competitions.

As for this year, Lionel Messi continues to top our newest Ballon d’Or power rankings after winning the 2021 Copa America – his first-ever major trophy with Argentina.

The latest news, on the other hand, have turned Lewandowski into the second-favorite for the award. Here is the full list of the current top 10 contenders.

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Full List Of The Newest Ballon d’Or Power Rankings

1. Lionel Messi

Stats For 2021

  • 33 goals
  • 14 assists
  • Copa del Rey won
  • Copa America won
  • Copa America Golden Boot
  • Copa America Best Player

2. Robert Lewandowski

Stats For 2021

  • 31 goals
  • 3 assists
  • European Golden Boot won
  • Bundesliga won
  • Club World Cup won
  • Footballer of the Year in Germany
  • Competitions left
  • German Super Cup

3. Jorginho

Stats For 2021

  • 4 goals
  • 1 assist
  • Champions League won
  • Euro 2020 won

Competitions left

UEFA Super Cup

4. Cristiano Ronaldo

Stats For 2021

  • 27 goals
  • 4 assists
  • Italian Cup won
  • Euro 2020 Golden Boot won

5. Gianluigi Donnarumma

Stats For 2021

  • 28 goals conceded
  • 16 clean sheets
  • Euro 2020 won
  • Euro 2020 best player

Other top-10 candidates

6. N’Golo Kante

7. Harry Kane

8. Romelu Lukaku

9. Kevin De Bruyne

10. Karim Benzema

Note: This is a ranking formulated by our editorial team, it has no affiliation to France Football, the outlet that awards the Ballon d’Or.

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