Antoine Griezmann finished third in the Ballon d'Or standings 12 months ago but the Barcelona ace has slipped down to 18th this time around.
Liverpool were frustrated by a Champions League draw with Napoli, and the loss of Fabinho, but Georginio Wijnaldum is staying positive.
Georginio Wijnaldum scored a hat-trick for Netherlands in their 5-0 Euro 2020 qualifying win over Estonia on Tuesday.
Netherlands recovered from a 0-0 draw with Northern Ireland by beating Estonia 5-0, with Georginio Wijnaldum netting a hat-trick.
Georginio Wijnaldum wants action at a government level after the latest incident of racist abuse in football left him "really hurt".
Liverpool deserve to "enjoy the moment" after beating Manchester City but cannot afford to switch off, Georginio Wijnaldum has warned.
Liverpool sit top of Champions League Group E thanks to a slender 2-1 win over Genk, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain netting the winner.
Liverpool have seven players on the Ballon d'Or shortlist, with Jurgen Klopp insisting all are fully worthy of the accolade.
Liverpool are enjoying a perfect start to the Premier League season and Georginio Wijnaldum thinks his team-mates can maintain the pace.
Virgil van Dijk said Netherlands were below their best against Belarus, despite a 2-1 win in Minsk to close in on Euro 2020 qualification.