Messi and Ronaldo have formed a duopoly over the Ballon d’Or award since 2008,with Messi winning it 5 times and Ronaldo winning it on 4 occasions. It doesn’t even look like that the trend will stop in the next 2-3 years. However,the time will come when both these two will eventually step down the podium for someone else and today in this article we will have a look at such potential future Ballon d’Or winners.
Here are the top 15 potential future Ballon d’Or winners –
Harry Kane has been one of the best Premier League striker over the past 3 seasons,winning the golden boot in two of those seasons. He has not only led Spurs to Champions league football but also made them a serious title contender.
Harry Kane has already made it clear that he aim to become the best footballer in the world, revealing he wants to win the Ballon d’Or in the future.
If he continues to perform that way,there is no reason why he can’t lay his hands on that prestigious trophy.
French forward Ousmane Dembélé is one of the best young footballers in world football.The 20-year-old is strong off both feet, quick, skillful and powerful.He is a good dribbler and has great control over the ball.
In his first season in Germany with Borussia Dortmund, he finished with 10 goals and 12 assists, something that is nothing but special for a 20-year-old.
His performances have attracted many big clubs and Barcelona are reportedly interested in signing him. If he joins them ,then playing alongside Messi could improve him a lot and he could even learn a thing or two from the great man himself about winning Ballon d’Ors.
Renato Sanches had a disappointing last season with Bayern Munich,where he only started six Bundesliga games, failing to score or provide an assist in 25 appearances in all competitions ,completing 90 minutes on just one occasion.
However,one bad season does not mean the end of the world for the European Golden Boy award winner. He is just 20 years old and has a lot of time on his side.
He has all the ingredients to become a world-class midfielder,all he need is proper training and guidance.