The October edition of the Ballon d’Or power rankings has been unveiled.
Lionel Messi of Paris Saint-Germain tops the Ballon d’Or list, according to Sportskeeda.
The Argentine captain is ahead of Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich, Jorginho of Chelsea, and Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United.
In 35 LaLiga games, Messi scored 30 goals and added 11 assists to win the Pichichi award.
He also guided Argentina to the Copa America triumph in 2021, while Lewandowski and Jorginho both won the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and Euro 2020.
Meanwhile, owing to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ballon d’Or was not awarded in 2020.
Below is the top 5 for the Ballon d’Or power ranking:
1. Lionel Messi – Paris Saint-Germain
2. Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich
3. Jorginho – Chelsea
4. Cristiano Ronaldo – Manchester United
5. N’Golo Kante – Chelsea