Best Players to Have Never Won the Ballon d’Or,
It is not easy to win the Ballon d’Or. The award is given to the best player in a year who has had an outstanding performance in one of the three major football competitions. La Liga, Serie A, and Ligue 1. (Follow Ligue 1 on Instagram). The winner of this award is decided by a panel of journalists from around the world.
The list of players who have never won the award includes some legends like Thierry Henry and Xavi who have been considered by many as one of the best players ever. (See the list of ”The Best Soccer Players of All Time” on Rankito).
A lot of factors contribute to winning this award including team success and individual performance. In recent years, players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been able to break records for their club teams. Which helped them earn more votes for their individual performances.
In this article. We will take a look at some of the best players to have never won the Ballon d’Or and why they are so good.
There are so many great players who never won the Ballon d’Or. Here, we rank the best players to have never won the Ballon d’Or.
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Born : 17 August 1977
Nationality : French
Career : 1995 - 2015
Born : 10 May 1969
Nationality : Dutch
Career : 1986 - 2006
Born : 25 January 1980
Nationality : Spanish
Career : 1996 - 2019
Born : 21 August 1988
Nationality : Polish
Career : 2005 - Present
Team : Bayern Munich