- Robert Lewandowski has been tipped to win the 2021 Ballon d'Or award by Rio Ferdinand and Peter Crouch
- These two former Premier League stars believe that the Bayern Munich star has been impressive more than other contenders
- The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Jorginho and N'Golo Kante are also among the candidates for the Ballon d'Or
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Rio Ferdinand and Peter Crouch have stated clearly that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo does not deserve to win the 2021 Ballon d'Or award claiming that Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski should take it.
The fight for who will win this year's Ballon d'Or award has started with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lewandowski scoring goals in the Champions League.
Although Lionel Messi has scored three goals so far this season in the Champions League, but the Argentine is yet to net in the French League.
Ferdinand and Peter Crouch who played in the Premier League were acting as pundits on Tuesday night, November 2, where they explained that it won't be nice for Lewandowski to miss the Ballon d'Or this year.
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According to the report on Mirror, Peter Crouch disclosed that he is impressed with the number of goals Robert Lewandowski has scored so far.
Peter Crouch's comment
"I can't argue with Lionel Messi, can I? Let's be honest. But I just think if Robert Lewandowski doesn't win a Ballon d'Or in his lifetime, I think it would be a travesty.
"And I think this year, with the amount of goals he's scored, he's got 22 goals now and it's October - I didn't get 22 goals in May.''
Rio Ferdinand's comment
"In the calendar year, by the way, in the 38 games he's played he's got 50 goals. No one is near that. This is today in the game, the goals are ridiculous, he scores every type of goal - that's what I love about him.''
Man United legend 'attacks' Pogba again, reveals what he would do to midfielder if he was Solskjaer
The Frenchman was not too impressive in United's hard-earned 2-2 draw against Atalanta in the Champions League.
United had to comeback from behind twice to seal a point at the Stadio di Bergamo after Josip Ilicic and Duvan Zapata scored for the home side.
Pogba made a horrible error that almost cost the Red Devils conceding but a timely intervention from Eric Bailly saved Pogba's blushes.
After 68 minutes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer substituted the France international for Nemaja Matic as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late goal to keep United on top of Group F.
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