100 best footballers of the year! Messi is not in the first place
The prestigious newspaper "The Guardian" has revealed the results of the big survey that is done every year for the best footballers of the year. In full transparency with prominent world football names who have voted and selected the best, "The Guardian" has published the 100 best names of 2021 in world football.
The jury consisted of 219 referees, named after the big newspaper which included former football specialists, analysts, former famous players like Javier Zanetti or Emre Belezoglu, former coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, Thomas Hitzlsperger and, Roque Júnior along with dozens of journalists chose the 40 best names according to them.
The result of this big vote has declared Robert Lewandowski and not Lionel Messi as the best of 2021. A decision that shows that there will always be debate about that Golden Ball won by the Argentine.
In third place, perhaps the surprise was the name of Mohamed Salah leaving behind Karim Benzema and Jorginho.
See the full list here.