Ballon d’Or 2021: Cristiano Ronaldo Finishes Sixth

Manchester United forward and five-time Ballon d’Or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo on Monday finished sixth on the list of the top ten players contesting for the award.

This simply means there will be no sixth Ballon d’Or for Cristiano Ronaldo this evening with the Portuguese forward finishing sixth in the ranking

The ranking has seen Paris Saint Germain striker, Mbappe ranked ninth in the Ballon d’Or voting with Gianluigi Donnarumma in 10th.

Kevin de Bruyne has been ranked eighth in the Ballon d’Or voting with Mohamed Salah in seventh place, both players have given their best to their clubs and national teams.

Meanwhile, Italy and PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has won the 2021 Yashin Trophy, beating out Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy who had been tipped for the award.

Donnarumma won the Best Player award at Euro 2020 and made the switch from AC Milan to the French capital in the summer.

N’Golo Kante is ranked fifth with Jorginho, who had been tipped to win the award after success with Chelsea and Italy, in third place!

Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema who had an exceptional year for France and Real Madrid ranked fourth on the list.

This article was originally published on Naija News

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