Mohamed Salah is in seventh place in the Golden Ball
Mohamed Salah is in seventh place and Ronaldo is sixth in the Golden Ball ranking
The Egyptian international Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool player, ranked seventh in the Ballon d’Or award for the year 2021, presented by France Football magazine, while Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo came in sixth place.
The Egyptian international was the top scorer in the English Premier League this season, and was runner-up in the scorers list last season, after Harry Kane, with a single goal difference.
Looking at the stages of the development of Mohamed Salah’s competition for the award, we find that the pharaoh rose incrementally towards the award, as Mohamed Salah appeared in 2018 in the list of candidates to win the award, and it was the beginning of his brilliance with Liverpool and achieved great achievements, brilliance and glow in an unparalleled way and ranked sixth among all players And he got 188 points.
In 2019, Mohamed Salah ranked fifth among the list of the best players in the world in a historic and unprecedented achievement for all Arabs, as he is the first player in the history of the Arabs to get fifth place, and this year the Egyptian pharaoh got 178 points, and last year 2020, the award was canceled Ballon d’Or, due to the Corona pandemic.
The list announced by “France Football” witnessed the presence of 30 players, led by Mohamed Salah, the winger of the Liverpool team, in addition to prominent candidates to win the award, namely Argentine Lionel Messi, Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, Polish Robert Lewandowski, Italian Jorginho, and French Karim Benzema.
The winners of the Women’s Golden Ball and the Cuban Award for the best young player in the world under 21 years will also be announced, in addition to the Yashin Award, which is given to the best goalkeeper in the world.
The Golden Ball is the most prestigious among the players’ awards in the world, and the prestigious award was not presented last year due to the circumstances of the Corona virus pandemic, which caused the suspension and cancellation of some leagues, knowing that Lewandowski was then the most prominent candidate to win it.