The Ballon d’Or winners if Messi and Ronaldo didn’t exist

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the comparisons are no longer needed; they’re freaks of nature, doing things with a ball that so many of us can’t even process, earth-shattering numbers of goals to games and the like.

It makes unreal talents like Kevin De Bruyne, Gareth Bale and Robert Lewandowski seem average in comparison, which is just crazy!

So, if the two superstars – god forbid – weren’t around, which footballers would be deemed the greatest of their generation?