Latest Ballon d’Or Power Rankings: Who Are The Top 10 Favorites?

Latest Ballon d'Or Power Rankings

Today we bring to you the latest Ballon d’Or Power rankings, consisting of the top contenders for the 2021 Golden Ball award.

Despite injuries, Bayern Munich sensation Robert Lewandowski stays in pole position in the rankings for the prestigious Ballon d’Or award in 2021.

The Polish forward is just about to return from his knee injury with Bayern Munich potentially facing a quarter-finals exit at the hands of PSG in the Champions League.

In this latest Ballon d’Or power rankings, Kylian Mbappe, who scored a brace against the current Champions League holders in their quarter-finals first leg tie has moved up into the second spot in the over FC Barcelona captain Lionel Messi.

The Argentine and six-time Ballon d’Or winner couldn’t help his side go atop of the La Liga table as they lost El Clasico to Real Madrid over the weekend.

Next on the list is Erling Haaland, who surprisingly not scored since March 20, but has decided to start providing assists himself for a change, maybe. He has assisted in each of the two games last week, including the Champions League showdown with Manchester City.

A surprise inclusion in our top five of the latest Ballon d’Or power rankings is Karim Benzema, who was instrumental in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Liverpool and scored against Barcelona in El Clasico last weekend to take his goal tally for the season to 25 in 25 games.

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Top 10 In The Latest Ballon d’Or Power Rankings

Below is the full list of top current favorites to land the prestigious Ballon d’Or award in 2021.

1. Robert Lewandowski

Stats for 2021

  • 22 goals
  • 3 assists
  • Club World Cup

Competitions left

  • Bundesliga
  • Champions League
  • Euro 2020

2. Kylian Mbappe

Stats for 2021

  • 19 goals
  • 3 assists
  • French Supercup win

Competitions left

  • Ligue 1
  • Champions League

3. Lionel Messi

Stats for 2021

  • 19 goals
  • 8 assists

Competitions left

  • La Liga
  • Copa del Rey
  • 2021 Copa America

4. Erling Haaland

Stats for 2021

  • 16 goals
  • 7 assists

Competitions left

  • Bundesliga
  • DFB-Pokal
  • Champions League

5. Karim Benzema

Stats for 2021

  • 13 goals
  • 1 assist

Competitions left

  • La Liga
  • Champions League

Other Top 10 Candidates Right Now

6. Ilkay Gundogan – 12 goals, 4 assists in 2021.

7. Romelu Lukaku – 12 goals, 6 assists.

8. Cristiano Ronaldo – 15 goals, 3 assists.

9. Bruno Fernandes – 10 goals, 6 assists.

10. Kevin De Bruyne – 7 goals, 6 assists.

NOTE: This list or ranking is not an official list from France Football and has no affiliation to the award governing body. However, it is a ranking formulated based on players’ current performances in the year 2021.

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