Let’s talk about the Top 5 players who absolutely deserved to win the Ballon d’Or during the modern era, but they could never do it.
Throughout modern football history, there have been many great players who didn’t have the privilege of winning the Ballon d’Or and they completely deserved it.
These players weren’t able to lift it mostly because there were other great players at the time who were better than they were.
However, we will talk about very specific legends who at least deserved to win the title once during their career due to the impressive run they had and the many titles they conquered.
These players will forever remain among the names of the best in football history, which is an even greater reason we consider them deserving of at least one Ballon d’Or title.
We bring you, the Top 5 players who deserved a Ballon d’Or but never won it.