The race to be crowned the best men’s player of 2021 is between Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski, with Karim Benzema the third favourite.
Lionel Messi was the most recent winner of the Ballon d’Or Award. In 2019, he received the prestigious accolade a total of six times.
France Football has issued a 30-man shortlist for the 2021 honours, which will be handed to the best player in the world in Paris on Monday.
The winners of the Kopa Trophy, which is given to the best player under the age of 21, and the Yashin Trophy, which is given to the best goalie, will also be announced.