The list of players from the twentieth to the twenty-fourth place witnessed the following names: “Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Simon Keir (Milan), Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid), Neymar da Silva (Paris Saint-Germain).”
The golden ball
The ceremony will be held today, Monday, during which the award will be given to the best player in the world inside the city of magic and beauty, Paris, at the Chatelet Theater in the French capital, in the presence of world football legends..
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 the age of 21 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 conditions 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..
It is worth noting that the Golden Ball is an annual award presented by France Football magazine, awarded to the best football player, and the award was first awarded in 1956, to the English player Stanley Matthews.