Chelsea’s Kante contribution and performance in the UCL final against Manchester City have multiply his chances of winning Ballon d’Or.

Kante contributed immensely during Chelsea 1-0 win over Manchester City on Saturday night which lead to his first UCL win in nine years. Kante actually won the man of the match award from UEFA.

This opted many fans to call for 30-year-old Chelsea midfielder to be considered among the individual player award contenders in football.

Ballon d’Or has been won on 12 of the last 13 occasions by Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.

Moreover, if Kante is considered, there are four players alongside one of these two he’s likely to compete with. There are still the likes of Lewandowski, Mbappe, Neymar and Haaland.