A Leaked Photo Reveals Ballon d'Or 2022 Winner


In the past few hours, a leaked image appeared, ranking the candidates for the 2022 Ballon d'Or, which is awarded annually by the French magazine "France Football" to the best football player in the world.

French Karim Benzema topped the list of candidates for the 2022 Ballon d'Or, based on what he made with Real Madrid over the past season, where he played 46 games in various competitions, during which he scored 44 goals and made 15 goals.

Benzema came at the top of the list of candidates that included 30 players and was announced on August 12, knowing that the award winner will be announced on October 17.

And the American "Sports Illustrated" magazine published a leaked image of the ranking of the players nominated to win the 2022 Ballon d'Or after the voting was completed, and Karim Benzema came in the lead with 27 points.

Senegalese striker Sadio Mane, the former English star of Liverpool and Bayern Munich, came in second place with 16 points, followed by Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, his former colleague in the "Reds", in third place with 14 points.

The Brazilian Vinicius Junior, the Real Madrid striker, ranked fourth with 10 points, then the Polish star Robert Lewandowski, the former Bayern Munich and Barcelona striker, in the fifth place with 9 points, and the French Kylian Mbappe, the French striker of Paris Saint-Germain, sixth with 6 points. points.

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne came seventh with 3 points, followed by Croatian Luka Modric, Real Madrid star, with two points, equal with Norwegian star Erling Halland, Manchester City striker.

Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois ranked tenth with one point, while Cristiano Ronaldo, winner of the award five times, came out of the top 10, with his presence in 11th place.