“In January, the candidate for the Ballon d’Or was Lewandowski. Post-Champions League, Kante deserved it. The Euros ended and everyone talked about Jorginho. Real Madrid play well and they acclaim Benzema,” Barca’s fan account BarcaWorldwide tweets.
“The 2021 Ballon d’Or debate:
January-March: Lewandowski vs Messi
April: Mbappe vs Messi
May: De Bruyne vs Messi
June: Kante vs Messi
August: Jorginho vs Messi
September: Lewandowski vs Messi
October: Benzema vs Messi
“I think there is no debate,” the account concludes.
Indeed, 2021 has been about finding the perfect candidate to challenge Messi for Ballon d’Or. Since the very beginning of the year, those contenders were different but the truth is that Leo never left the debate.
The Ballon d’Or ceremony will take place on November 29. Messi is still considered the best-positioned player to claim the prize, as per multiple bookies