Ballon d'Or top 20 players revealed: See where the likes of Ronaldo, Messi, Hazard and Kane ranked
The Ballon d’Or top 20
Let’s take a look at who made France Football’s top 20 players in their running for the Ballon d’Or.
20. David De Gea
De Gea has been Man United’s best player for the last few seasons.
19. Eden Hazard
The Chelsea star has attracted interest from Real Madrid.
18. Antoine Griezmann.
He’s flirted with an Atletico exit and perhaps needs to move on to win this prize.
17. Toni Kroos
The German is a cultured midfield player.
The flying full-back is exciting to watch.
15. Paulo Dybala
The Juventus striker is wanted by many top clubs.
14. Kevin De Bruyne
The Man City star can pick a pass better than anyone.
13. Luis Suarez
Suarez is known for his aggression on the field.
The Spaniard can lead Real Madrid for years to come.
11. Edinson Cavani
The PSG striker is still scoring for fun in the Champions League.
10. Harry Kane
The England forward has been prolific in 2017.
9. Robert Lewandowski
Bayern’s sharpshooter is in the top 10.
8. N’Golo Kante
Kante has won the Premier League with two different clubs.
7. Kylian Mbappe
The world’s most expensive teenager will surely win the top prize one day.
6. Sergio Ramos
Ramos is the top rated defender in the world.
5. Luka Modric
Modric has been doing it on the big stage for years.
4. Gianluigi Buffon
The legendary keeper is reaching the end of his career.
The world’s most expensive footballer came third.
2. Lionel Messi
Messi has won the award five times, just like Ronaldo.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo helped Real Madrid retain the Champions League and has now won the award five times.