The Winners and Losers: Comparing the Ballon d’Or 2023 with MARCA’s 100 Ranking

The winner of the Ballon d’Or 2023. Lionel Messi rose this Monday in Paris his eighth award at an emotional gala in the French capital after a historic year for him thanks to his victory in the world Cup of Qatar con Argentina.

Now, from this diary we want to remember the BRAND 100 ranking carried out last summer after the end of the 2022-23 season in which the hundred most outstanding players were chosen and compared it with the final top-30 of the Ballon d’Or 2023. Hay several similarities… and some notable differences.

Haaland and Messi, exchanged

Erling Haaland rose like best player of MARCA’s 100 of the 2022-23 season in front of Lionel Messi, thus exchanging positions with respect to the award given by France Football in Paris.

He entered the podium of MARCA’s 100 Vinicius Junior but in the 2023 Ballon d’Or he closed it Kylian Mbappéwhich in The 100 was room.

Messi, winner of the Ballon d’Or for best player of the year 2023

The great contrast between Griezmann and Salah

Many have been surprised by the position of Griezmann (22nd) in the Ballon d’Oror 2023 after his great final stretch of the season with the Atlético de Madrid and, above all, after his fantastic World Cup with runner-up France. In The MARCA 100 finished seventh.

Con Mo Salahof the Liverpool, quite the opposite. In it Ballon d’Or finished eleventh despite a more than discreet season for the team Kloppwho did not even qualify for the Champions and also without raising any title. In Los 100 de MARCA he finished in the 37th place.

Griezmann’s goal (1-1) in Celtic 2-2 Atlético de Madrid

Modric, tenth in the BdO and out of the top-30 in The 100

Significant has also been the position of Luka Modric in the Ballon d’Or 2023. The Croatian has been tenth in the France Football trophy classification after having won the Cup, European Super Cup and Club World Cup with Real Madrid and reaching the World Cup semi-finals with Croatia.

However, in the classification of MARCA’s 100 of the 2022-23 campaign ended… in 33rd position!

Grealish, Julián and the value of City

The presence of Manchester City in the Ballon d’Or and in MARCA’s 100 has been more than notable, as it could not be otherwise after the fantastic season of the team Pep Guardiola, unquestionably the best of the past year.

This has given rise to several curious cases between both awards, specifically with two footballers. Julián Álvarez, who also won the World Cup with Argentina, has finished 7th in the Ballon d’Or 2023, while in MARCA’s 100 finished 26th. On the other hand, Jack Grealishout of the 30 nominees for the Ballon d’Or and 19th in MARCA’s 100.

Goal by Julián Álvarez (1-0) in Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea

The ‘dance’ of the goalkeepers: Dibu, Courtois, Bono, Ter Stegen, Onana…

There have also been significant differences in the goalkeepers. The winner of the Yashin Trophy, Dibu Martínez, finished in 15th position in the Ballon d’Or, while in Los 100 BRAND ended up in the position 31.

Thibaut Courtoisfrom Real Madrid, slipped, along with Ter Stegen, from Barcelona, ​​into the privileged place of BRAND 100being 13th and 14th, respectively. In it Ballon d’Or 2023 they did not even enter the top 30.

Martínez draws Ibai Llanos at the Ballon d’Or gala: “If I win the award I’ll play in the Kings League

And another of the great goalkeepers of last year, Yassine Bono, Europa League winner and World Cup semi-finalist with Morocco, finished 13th in the Ballon d’Or…in contrast to his position 32 in MARCA’s 100.

Finally, the goalkeeper of the European runners-up, André Onanajust 23º in it Ballon d’Or 2023…while in MARCA’s 100 it dropped 20 more places to the 43.

Out of the top-30 of the Ballon d’Or and in the top-30 of MARCA’s 100

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Out of the top-30 of MARCA’s 100 and in the top-30 of the Ballon d’Or

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2023-10-30 23:27:00
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