2018 Ballon d’Or Award: Didier Drogba names top picks

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has named his top picks for this year’s edition of the prestigious Ballon d’Or award.

The two-time Premier League Golden Boot winner tipped Paris Saint Germain forward Kylian Mbappe as his favourites to clinch the award.

The 40-year-old, who recently announced his retirement from football, is hoping to the French sensational wins the gong while praising Cristiano Ronaldo.

Speaking to Goal at a Yokohama event in New Delhi, the former Ivory Coast striker said: “It would be really nice to see Kylian Mbappe win it. It would be refreshing.”

“But Ronaldo is still there, he’s still a machine. He won all these Champions League trophies, changed leagues to go to Juventus, and he’s scoring goals there. The man is just unbelievable.”

The winner of the award is set to be announced on December 3 in Paris.

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