A French network highlighted the presence of the Manchester City player Riyad Mahrez In the 20th place, in the Ballon d’Or list for the best player in the world for the year 2021.
Last Monday, the famous “France Football” magazine held a huge party to announce the identity of the winner of this year’s awards, especially the Golden Ball.
and settled Lionel Messi The Argentine star received the Ballon d’Or award for the best player in the world in 2021, which is the seventh in his history.
On the other hand, Riyad Mahrez, the player of Manchester City and the star of the Algerian national team, was in the 20th place.
France Football magazine will publish in its issue today the list of votes obtained by the 30 candidates in the Ballon d’Or, by journalists from around the world.
The French network “fennecfootball” was surprised by the votes that Riyad Mahrez obtained, after it revealed it on its official website.
And the French network wrote: “Manchester City player Riyad Mahrez ranked 20th in the 2021 Ballon d’Or. Is he a victim of betrayal? We invite you to discover the Algerian vote.”
She added, “After his great season that we do not stop remembering, especially in the Champions League, Riyad Mahrez reached the 20th place in the Ballon d’Or, but when we examine the votes, we realize the reason for this classification.”
And she continued: “In fact, Riyad Mahrez failed to get a lot of support, especially in Africa, where a few countries voted for him, but the surprise was with Algeria, where the Algerian journalist Yazid Wahib voted for Jorginho in the first place, then Kevin De Bruyne in second place, and Riyad Mahrez In the third, Robert Lewandowski in the fourth, and then Lionel Messi.”