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It’s not Haaland, the unexpected Manchester City player who could win the Ballon d’Or

Unexpectedly, the player who could win the Ballon d'Or is neither Haaland nor De Bruyne

Officially, the season is ended. This time, Manchester City was the team in charge, and many people believe that a player from this team ought to take home the huge Ballon d’Or prize.

Now, it’s surprising that another Manchester City player would take home the trophy when some are asking for Haaland.

At the Etihad Stadium, Erling Haaland came with the intention of winning the UEFA titleholders League. The Norwegian’s 36 goals in 35 games helped him break numerous Premier League records.

Additionally, he contributed to the FA Cup victory by scoring three goals in four games. Additionally, the Norwegian played a significant role in Manchester City’s first European Cup, as he scored 12 goals in 11 games.

Even yet, it comes as a surprise now that the trophy will ultimately go to someone else. This player has been a pillar for Manchester City and, just a few hours ago, his nation’s national team won the Nations League championship.

Which player could end up winning the Ballon d’Or?

Rodri has changed the dynamic in a sport like soccer where reliance on statistics and the media is so great. After Spain defeated Italy in the Nations League semifinals, the Spanish footballer, who has virtually won every championship that can be won this season (the Community Shield and the EFL Cup eluded him), is now the key player of the Nations League finalists.

He has several rivals in terms of titles won and implied titles. Now let’s talk about his influence on the game.

 

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