Ballon d’Or shortlist for 2021 revealed.

Ballon d’Or shortlist for 2021 revealed.

Messi makes Ballon d'Or shortlist

The most anticipated football award of the year, Ballon d’Or shortlist has been revealed for the year 2021.

There was a lot of transfers and moves especially the ones of Ronaldo to Manchester United and Messi to PSG.

Messi and Ronaldo are favorites with Lewadowski also a top favorite due to his recent performances.

The 30-man Ballon d’Or shortlist has been revealed and the top 3 will be revealed on the day of the award.

So far, Messi and Ronaldo are still in the conversation while Lewadowski and Jorginho have been suggested by fans.

Manchester City and Chelsea have five players on the list while Manchester United have 2 players.

Below is a list of the players that made the shortlist:


Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG)


Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)

Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus)

Simon Kjær (AC Milan)

Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)

Ruben Dias (Manchester City)


N’Golo Kante (Chelsea)

Mason Mount (Chelsea)

Nicolo Barella (Inter Milan)

Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)

Pedri (Barcelona)

Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City)

Jorginho (Chelsea)

Phil Foden (Manchester City)


Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City)

Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund)

Harry Kane (Tottenham)

Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)

Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)

Lionel Messi (PSG)

Neymar (PSG)

Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan)

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea)

Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)

Kylian Mbappe (PSG)

Gerard Moreno (Villarreal)

Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid)

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