Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo finished 20th on the 2022 Ballon d’Or list, but it has been revealed that the Manchester United forward received no votes.
It has now been revealed, with France Football publishing a full rundown of the voting process, that Ronaldo only finished as high as he did due to past nominations being taken into consideration – with the 37-year-old one of 11 players to get no votes at all from the Golden Ball jury.
The other players to finish pointless in the Ballon d’Or poll were Harry Kane, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Phil Foden, Bernardo Silva, Joao Cancelo, Joshua Kimmich, Mike Maignan, Christopher Nkunku, Darwin Nunez and Antonio Rudiger. Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema claimed the ultimate prize, with the France international securing first pick from 89 of the 93 jurors.
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