ARTICLE SOURCE: MY OPINION We watched an unforgettable moment in Lionel Messi's career yesterday, when he won the 2021 Ballon d'Or for the seventh time, defeating Bayern Munich's Roberto Lewandowski by 33 points. As exciting as the ceremony was, I believe three decisions were made incorrectly.
Source: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.barcablaugranes.com/platform/amp/2021/11/29/22808188/barcelona-midfielder-pedri-wins-2021-kopa-trophy Pedri González of Barcelona has been named the 2021 Kopa Trophy winner, having been the best performing player under the age of 21 this year. The Spanish youngster appears to be deserving of the award, as no young player performed better than him in 2021.
Despite their exceptional 2021 performances, these five players will not make the Top 5 of the shortlist for the Ballon D'Or. The Ballon D'Or has returned. On the 8th of this month, the 30-man shortlist for the renowned medal, as well as nominees for other accolades, was announced.