Just In: Messi in 8th Position as Top 10 Favourites For 2021 Ballon d’Or Released

Top Spanish sports outlet, Marca has revealed the odds for the prestigious ballon d’or award for the 2021 edition.

The coveted price by France Football was not handed out in 2020 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic

There’s still a long way to go before the winner is crowned, especially with two major international tournaments taking place this season.

The odds favour PSG and France star Kylian Mbappe who leads the way followed by Bayern Munich’s striker Robert Lewandowski and Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo finds himself in the third position behind Lewandowski while Lionel Messi far behind in 8th position.

Both Messi and Ronaldo crashed out of the Champions last week with Barcelona and Juventus losing to PSG and CF Porto respectively.

Here is the list with odds:

1. Kylian Mbappe (3.5 per euro bet)

2. Robert Lewandowski: 6.5

3. Cristiano Ronaldo: 7

4. Neymar: 11

5. Kevin De Bruyne: 11

6. Bruno Fernandes: 11

7. Erling Haaland: 13

8. Lionel Messi: 15

9. Harry Kane: 26

10. Luis Suarez: 26