In this football domain there is a rare chance to pulled a breath, now after the world cup Qualifying round ends it is a good time to judge the player who displayed strong performance over the last six months for their Respected Clubs and Country and to wonder which iconic star will lift the Ballon d'Or 2017.

Will this season again for the Ballon d’or 2017 be another fight between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo? As both of them shared the prestigious Ballon d'Or award among themselves for the last nine seasons.

Or this season any new player can steal away the trophy from them.

According to us, there are few people is there who can give a pace to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for this year’s Ballon d'Or 2017 award.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Last season the Portuguese superstar has won the Ballon d'Or award and this time also the Real Madrid attacker is red hot favourite to re-grab the exalted the award,

 Last season the Portuguese star struggled a bit in the Domestic league for Real Madrid but he conquers the Big stage.

Last season the Real Madrid striker has scored two goals in Champions League final and displayed some wonderful performance for the Real Madrid side and because of his wonderful performance in the Champions league final crowned the Real Madrid side to claim the 12th Champions League final.

This season he can be the man again to retain the Ballon d'Or 2017.

Lionel Messi

We all know the Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is one of the leading contenders to win the Ballon d'Or award this season, in the football history he is the only player who has won Ballon d'Or five times, no other player in the football history has own this award for this much time.

Though last season the Barcelona side did not manage to win the La Liga silverware and also they were eliminated from the Champions League round of eight against Juventus side.

Last season Barcelona only managed to add the Copa Del Rey to their trophy cabinet but Messi as always played the most vital part of them in all competition so you cannot disjunct Lionel Messi from the Ballon d'Or race.

Last season Lionel Messi also scored the most No of goals in Europe, last season for the Catalan giants he has scored 37 goals in his 34 games. Can the little magician win the Ballon d'Or 2017.


 Right now Most discussed player on this earth, as this season the Brazilian attacker joined the French Capital side Paris Saint Germain side from the Barcelona side.

In his tenure with the Barcelona side the Brazilian attacker has won two La Liga titles and one Champions League trophy, one Fifa Club World Cup and also three Copa Del Rey Trophies., in his time at Barcelona he was in the top three list for this desired trophy with Ronaldo and Messi but unable to collect the prestigious trophy.

This season he takes a shocking decision of leaving the Barcelona side and join the Paris Saint Germain side to get out from the shadow of Lionel Messi and do something on his own. Though this season he is a potent candidate to claim the Ballon d'Or 2017.

Gianluigi Buffon

The veteran Goalkeeper could be the man who can win the Ballon d'Or 2017 this season,  last season almost everyone wants to see the Veteran goalkeeper to win the Champions League against Real Madrid side, But eventually, that did not happen and Juventus bite the dust against the Real Madrid side in the Finals.

In his Footballing Career, the Veteran goalkeeper did not own the Competition but he made some scintillating performance for the Juventus side to get them reach to that level.

He played a decisive role in the Lyon side in their Group stage match last season where he stopped a penalty against Alexandre Lacazette and helped the Juventus side to win the match.

But last season in the Final the Juventus side conceded more than they have got in the entire competition.

But last season the Veteran goalkeeper has won the Serie A trophy with the Juventus side. Because of his outstanding performance this season he has a bright chance to lift that  Ballon d'Or 2017 award.

Sergio Ramos

For the last two seasons, the Spanish international Sergio Ramos has been the most consistent performer for the Spanish national side and for the Real Madrid side, he is the one who embodied the passion into the Real Madrid team.

Sergio Ramos’s presence makes the difference in the defense. The Center back is just more than a defender he is a goal scoring player for the Real Madrid side, in many occasions he scored last minutes equalizing goals for the Real Madrid side,

Though he now plays in a glamorous position though he managed to capture the attention of many, and for his wonderful display he has won many individual awards as well, right now we can say that there is no doubt that he is the best in the world in his own position and he is integral to Real Madrid’s triumph in these years. The chances are bright for the defender to claim the Ballon d'Or 2017.