Controversial Sports Intl Balon D’or/ World Best Player Contenders List

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So d club football season is over and CHELSEA are d champions of Europe,Congrats to dem, while we await d beginning of another football season 2 major things will happen dis year, D EUROS and D BALLON D OR/FIFA BEST AWARDS, I put d latter together because we know dat in most cases d winner of one takes home both, and D controversies both bring, So we @ CSI have decided to draw up a list of top contenders and others who we think might have a chance of nicking dis gongs dis year, judging by d just concluded seasons performance and a prediction of how dey might perform till d year end Sit tight and enjoy TOP CONTENDERS ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI POLAND/BAYERN MUNICH So top of dis category is d polish goal machine himself "ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI " d current FIFA best player and D man who would have undoubtedly won D balon dor last year how wish it was held. He is still d top favorite for dis year closely to be challenged by d second person on our top contenders list. He has had a fantastic season both individually and club wise even though dey crashed out of d champions league @ d quarter final stage but his record breaking goal scoring form in d league is legendary and unmatched. PREDICTION: Lewy as popularly called will continue doing what he knows how to do best (scoring goals) pending a game changer from any of our contenders, he will win dis GAME CHANGER : so lewy is fantastic but it is not all rosy 4 him on dis journey but a wonderful performance @ d euros (semifinal finish) or (highest goalscorer award) will indefinetely cement his claim to dis gongs NGOLO KANTE FRANCE/CHELSEA D second and last person on dis category d man we all love NGOLO KANTE d man dat been called a lot of names from kantinho, kantedinho, kantenovic, and many more all because of his blistering and marshalling performance in d central midfield dis season. Take it or leave it Chelsea won D champions because of d man @ d centre NGOLO KANTE, to have 4 man of d match performances from d quarters to d finals is insane and not of dis world, it is a performance dat is enviable by d "goats" of dis world, nobody overlooks dat never. PREDICTION : KANTE will continue to be Kante and Marshal up d midfield especially in big games so he is good to go GAME CHANGER : A win for France @ d euros will all but cement his claim to dat gong, and PS: dis d man I am personally rooting 4 CLOSE CONTENDERS CATEGORY So we r on to d “close contenders category” Hmmmm,here we go LIONEL MESSI ARGENTINA/BARCELONA So dis man needs no introduction we all know who Lionel Messi is so let's not waste time on how good he is, it is not a new thing even to non loving football fans, but things have not been going too well with his team, Barcelona with d wanting to leave saga and bad performances by d team (crashing out of d UCL disastrously @ d second round ). But dis man has managed to put up a great performance individually to earn him a place in dis category. PREDICTION : Messi will still do Messi things irregadless of his team bad performance so he is good to go GAME CHANGER : a win for Argentina @ d Copa America and a blistering run of assists and goals in d next 6 months which he is capable of will make him a top contender C RONALDO PORTUGAL/JUVENTUS What can I say d human machine himself, CR7 well u all know who d man is, no need to waste time. U Might be surprised to see him on dis list even though his team Juve had a not so good performance dis season, CR7 managed to do well individually even winning d highest goal scorer in Italy PREDICTION : Irrespective of where CR7 plays next season one thing is sure he will score goals GAME CHANGER: A win for Portugal @ d euros which dey can, judging from Dier squad and a remaining 6 months of goal scoring form den he mIGHT be heading 4 dat top contender list KELVIN DEBRUYNE BELGIUM/MANCHESTER CITY Yeah u saw right d Belgium rocket himself our last and 3rd person on dis list. Dis season was a season of injuries for d man but he still pulled up some couple of assists and performances dis season. D media loves a good boy who can do no wrong and Kelvin looks like one, trust me it just takes a run of 5 matches and "BAM " DEBRUYNE will be in d lips of every journalists again and who best to push Ur agenda “D ENGLISH MEDIA” who obviously loves Kelvin PREDICTION: MANCITY will continue from where dey stopped and Kevin will do Kevin things GAME CHANGER: A WIN for Belgium @ d euros which dey can and a performance of d tournament for KDB will be a game changer for KDB HARRY KANE ENGLAND/TOTENHAM D best thing to happen to English football after David Beckham, so Harry Kane was a house on fire in the just concluded season, how can u top d goal scorers chat and assist, who does dat, dats insane, yeah we know all d no trophy talk but let's not take anything away from dis mans individual performance data y clubs r lining to snap him away from spurs PREDICTION: I suspect he will move to city well dat means more and more goals GAME CHANGER: IF England wins d euros and Harry Kane does well or wins d goalscorer award trust d English media to take it from dere THE PRETENDERS/UNDERDOGS So this is our last category d pretenders or underdogs which have d largest participants in dis thread so let's start NB: it will take a miraculous performance or turn of events 4 dis to happen 4 dis guys ROMELU LUKAKU BELGIUM/INTERMILLAN dis man was in top form dis season 4 intermillan and did really well so he deserves a place here well he is poised to do well 4 inter dis season or whatever club he joins, yes don't be surprised, with d current financial state of intermillan and d form of Lukaku, he just might be moving to a bigger club PREDICTION : would continue where he left off last season GAME CHANGER : IF Belguim wins d euros and Lukaku ends up winning d goal scorer and best player award REUBEN DIAZ PORTUGAL/MANCHESTER CITY After a wonderful performance in d league which was nearly ruined by dat disastrous performance @ d UCL finals which was quickly repaired by the premiership player of d year award Diaz makes our list. It is very hard for defenders nowadays to get recognition and in a pep guoadiola team for dat matter den he deserves a place in dis list PREDICTION: well city will keep doing well so will him and let's hope pep does not overhink again � GAME CHANGER: A win for Portugal @ d euros and a performance better Dan dat of a cr7 and a good run of form for d next 6 months might just do d deal KYLIAN MBAPPE FRANCE/PSG D Usain Bolt of football, scored a couple of goals @ dis season UCL so should definitely be on dis list PREDICTION : With his never ending saga of where he is going to play next season be sure that wherever mbappe goes he is going to shine like a star who he is GAME CHANGER: if France wins d euros and he puts up a great performance and secures a move to Madrid and continues where he left off from @ PSG den u never might know BRUNO FERNANDEZ PORTUGAL/MANCHESTER UNITED okay many pple may not like dis, but I could remember dere was a time dis man was d hottest thing in europe around a time in d season, save some bad performance by his team, united and d inefficiency of d coach dis man performance was brilliant and top notch PREDICTION: united will be same united under ole but trust fernandez to definitely stand out GAME CHANGER : a win for Portugal @ d euros and a blisterring performance from Fernandez(playerof d tournament) coupled with a better perform from United in the remaining six months. KARIM BENZEMA FRANCE/REAL MADRID The man Benzema who has practically carried real Madrid on his back since c Ronaldo left and d recent call up back to d french national squad has boosted his rankings and esrned a place in dis list PREDICTION : a win from France @ d euros and a world class performance from him and his hot form @ Madrid as usual for d remaining six months will do in a great good ERLING HAALAND NORWAY/DORTMUND D golden boy of Europe and a major contender 4 d golden boy award dis boy is turning out to be a CR7 kind of player with his eye and selfish desire to get on d scoresheet PREDICTION: well wherever he goes or if he chooses to remain with Dortmund, boy dis boy will not just score goals he will bang dem in GAME CHANGER :well no euros 4 him only if he moves to a big club no disrespect to Dortmund and drop insane numbers in his first six months EDEN HAZARD BELGIUM/REAL MADRID well our last player in dis thread and surprise inclusion, yes Eden hazard. Asides injuries dis man is a top world class player if not for injuries hazard would have been fantastic for Madrid dis season but d euros and a better injury free 6 months can change all dat PREDICTION: if injury free I think we will see d best of hazard before d end of d year GAME CHANGER : A win for Belgium @ d euros and a player of d tournament performance for him which he can do plus a injury free blistering performance for d next 6 months So guys this is it Feel free to add any player u think should make d list and category or any u feel should not be dere or should not be in a category Thanks More threads to come

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