The virtual world is stirring with the circulation of the prestigious Ballon d’Or 2019 ranking list. Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi was selected as the winner of the men’s award, with Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah in second and third place.
— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) November 30, 2019
In the list form the photo, Messi was ranked first with 446 points, ahead of Van Dijk (382 points) and One ((179). While Juventus star five-time winner of the award, Cristiano Ronaldo, in fourth place with 133 votes. Sadio Mané (Liverpool) came in 5th with 97 votes, then next goalkeeper Alisson Becker (Liverpool) came in sixth with 82 votes.
Paris Saint-Germain’s young star, Kylian Mbappe, is in 7th place with 55 votes, Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona) in 8th place with 30 votes, Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus) in 9th place with 29 votes, and Eden Hazard (Real Madrid) with 21 votes in the top 10.
Not a few who doubt this list. Even the Spanish sports media Marca questioned this list was leaked or fake. “Leaking or fake? The alleged Ballon d’Or list shows Messi first and Ronaldo fourth,” the title Marca.com said in the English edition.
A new leak or fake will be seen tonight. The prestigious individual awarding event in football will be held in Paris, France, Monday (12/02/2019). In total there are 30 nominations for sons, organized by Football France magazine and chosen by 180 journalists from around the world.
Luka Modric from Croatia became the final winner.
“If you give Ballon d’Or to the best players of this generation then you must always give it to Lionel Messi. That is, “said Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp.” But if you give it to the best player last season, then that is Virgil van Dijk. ”
In the women’s sector, Norwegian player Ada Hegerberg won it in 2018 and will not defend her title after missing the World Cup.
Among the tournament stars to be nominated is Lucy Bronze from England, Dutch striker Vivianne Miedema, Sam Kerr from Australia and the United States trio from Alex Morgan, Rose Lavelle, and Tobin Heath.
Sadio Mane (SEN / Liverpool)
Sergio Aguero (ARG / Manchester City)
Frenkie de Jong (NED / Barcelona)
Hugo Lloris (FRA / Tottenham)
Dusan Tadic (SER / Ajax)
Kylian Mbappe (FRA / PSG)
Trent Alexander-Arnold (ENG / Liverpool)
Donny van de Beek (NED / Ajax)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (GAB / Arsenal)
Marc-Andre ter Stegen (GER / Barcelona)
Cristiano Ronaldo (POR / Juventus)
Alisson (BRA / Liverpool)
Matthijs de Ligt (NED / Juventus)
Karim Benzema (FRA / Real Madrid)
Georginio Wijnaldum (NED / Liverpool)
Virgil van Dijk (NED / Liverpool)
Bernardo Silva (POR / Manchester City)
Son Heung-min (KOR / Tottenham)
Robert Lewandowski (POL / Bayern Munich)
Roberto Firmino (BRA / Liverpool)
Lionel Messi (ARG / Barcelona)
Riyad Mahrez (ALG / Manchester City)
Kevin De Bruyne (BEL / Manchester City)
Kalidou Koulibaly (SEN / Napoli)
Antoine Griezmann (FRA / Barcelona)
Mohamed Salah (EGY / Liverpool)
Eden Hazard (BEL / Real Madrid)
Marquinhos (BRA / Paris-SG)
Raheem Sterling (ENG / Manchester City)
Joao Félix (POR / Atletico Madrid)
Sam Kerr (AUS / Chelsea)
Ellen White (ENG / Manchester City)
Nilla Fischer (SWE / Linkopings)
Amandine Henry (FRA / Lyon)
Lucy Bronze (ENG / Lyon)
Alex Morgan (USA / Orlando Pride )
Vivianne Miedema (NED / Arsenal)
Dzsenifer Marozsan (GER / Lyon)
Pernille Harder (DEN / Wolfsburg)
Sarah Bouhaddi (FRA / Lyon)
Megan Rapinoe (USA / Reign FC)
Lieke Martens (NED / Barcelona)
Sari van Veenendaal (NED / Atletico Madrid)
Wendie Renard (FRA / Lyon)
Rose Lavelle (USA / Washington Spirit)
Marta (BRA / Orlando Pride)
Ada Hegerberg (NOR / Lyon)
Kosovare Asllani (SWE / CD Tacon)
Sofia Jakobsson (SWE / CD Tacon)
Tobin Heath (USA / Portland Thorns)