It is time for us to talk about the Top 5 forgotten Ballon d’Or winners in modern football history, the ones very few fans remember.
Due to the most recent dominance in the Ballon d’Or with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, there’s a Top 5 list of forgotten winners.
These players were the ones that had a single win of this coveted trophy throughout their careers.
We are talking about footballers who made an impact on their squads but the people completely forgot about them.
We can pretty much guarantee that you didn’t remember any of these players winning the award.
We will tell you the year in which they became recipients for this accolade and which accomplishments they made.
We give you, the Top 5 forgotten Ballon d’Or winners in modern football history.
We will not talk about other winners from different eras, only the ones that are fairly recent.