Despite the fact that Robert Lewandowski is currently the top scorer in Europe’s top five leagues, he is currently not among the favourites to win Ballon d’or award this year. It’s true he won Bundesliga title, but he failed to guide his team to the UEFA champions league finals.
However, Karim Benzema has been Real Madrid’s best player this season. The French forward has scored the most goals and provided the most assists for the club this season.
However, He has won the La Liga title this season and could win the UEFA champions league title next two weeks. Let’s quickly take a look at the Ballon d’or award favourites statistics in 2021/22 season.
Salah has scored over 30 goals in almost 60 games for Liverpool and Egypt in the 2021/22 season. The Egyptian striker is just one goal contribution away from reaching the 50-goal contribution mark.
His teammate Sadio Mane has over 30 goal contributions for Liverpool and Senegal in the same time duration. However, Both Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah has played more games for country and club in 2021/22 than Karim Benzema, but it is the French forward who has the most goal contributions. He has over 60 goal contributions in 50 games for both club and country.
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are currently two of the best players in Liverpool this season. Asides their goals and assists for their club this season, the attacking duo has already won Carabao cup. They are still in the FA Cup and UEFA champions league final.
They could still win the Premier league if Manchester city drops careless points. Sadio has also won the African cup nations earlier this year and deserve to be a favourite for the ballon d’or award. Sadio Mane or Salah could become the first African Player to win Ballon d’or award.
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