Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will not attend 2021 Ballon d’Or ceremony in Paris, reports a Portuguese TV channel SIC.
France Football will announce the winner of this year’s Golden Ball later tonight. There were a lot of stories about who deserves to bring recognition this time, and the fans, experts, players and coaches said theirs.
Paris Saint-Germain Superstar (PSG). Lionel Messi many led him to win his seventh Golden Ball. Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and Chelsea midfielder Jorginho are also the main candidates to win the award.
Real Madrid mascot Karim Benzema and Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah were also part of the conversation. One of the main players who could miss the award this year is Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo.
The five-time Golden Ball winner was Serie A’s top scorer last season, with 29 goals. However, he could not help Juventus and Portugal keep their titles in Serie A and the European Championship.
There is a consensus that people like Messi, Lewandowski and Jorginho have had better years than Ronaldo, who is likely to miss a spot on the podium. And if the reports are to be believed, the 36-year-old will not attend the Golden Ball award ceremony.
Manchester United have a big Premier League game against Arsenal on Thursday. The Red Devils have also appointed former RB Leipzig boss Ralph Rangnik as their interim manager.
This seems to be a big week for the Old Trafford team and Ronaldo could feel that it was better for him to stay in the team than to attend the Ballon d’Or award ceremony in France.
Cristiano Ronaldo will not attend the Golden Ball award ceremony in France, according to reports. However, he is not the only big player who is not expected to be present today.
Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah has decided not to attend the Golden Ball celebration today. reports. The Reds face biggest rival Everton on Wednesday, and the Egyptian seems to be prioritizing a trip to Goodison Park and preparations around it.
Salah scored 31 goals and provided six assists in 51 appearances in all competitions for Liverpool last term. However, many believe that Messi, Lewandowski and Jorginho are more credited for the Golden Ball than the Liverpool striker.
The wing, however, will hope to win a place on the podium next year. He scored 17 goals and provided seven assists in 18 appearances for Liverpool this campaign.
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