As Futaa reported on Monday night, Lionel Messi scooped the Ballon d’Or gong for a record seventh time. Let’s check out the top give votes.
In case you might not know, the winner is voted for by national captains, coaches, and journalists from around the globe. It is therefore useless to make racism and favoritism claims as we have seen on social media from fans.
The winner Messi received 613 points in the voting, while Lewandowski who came second, earned 580.
But who else is all in the top five?
The list includes Chelsea and Italy star Jorginho who had a fabulous season that included a UEFA Champions League title and Euro trophy with his national side.
The top five also feature the French duo of Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante.
Top five results:
- Lionel Messi 613
- Robert Lewandowski 580
- Jorginho 460
- Karim Benzema 239
- N'Golo Kante 186.