Moroccan international goalkeeper Yassine Bounou ranked 13th in the 2023 Ballon d’Or standings.
The star of the first Moroccan football team, Yassine Bounou, surpassed a number of stars in occupying this position, most notably Karim Benzema, Bellingham and Martinez, the goalkeeper of Aston Villa and the Argentine national team.
Yacine Bounou succeeded in leading his former team, Sevilla, Spain, to win the European League title at the expense of Roma, Italy. He also contributed to the Atlas Lions qualifying for the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup for the first time in the history of the African continent.
Moroccan goalkeeper Yacine Bounou (Seville – Al Hilal Saudi Arabia) came in third place, tenth, followed by German Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City – Barcelona) in fourteenth place, then Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa) in fifteenth place, and Frenchman Karim Benzema ( Real Madrid – Ittihad Jeddah) is in sixteenth place, the Georgian Jevichia Kvaratskhelia (Napoli) is in the seventeenth place, the Englishman Jude Billingham (Borussia Dortmund – Real Madrid) is in eighteenth place, and the Englishman Harry Kane (Tottenham – Bayern Munich) is in nineteenth place. And Argentine Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan) is in twentieth place.
Frenchman Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid) came in 21st place, followed by South Korean Kim Min-jae (Bayern Munich) in 22nd place, then Cameroonian goalkeeper Andre Onana (Manchester United) in 23rd place, and Englishman Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) in 23rd place. Twenty-fourth, Croatian Joshko Gvardiol (Manchester City) in twenty-fifth place, German Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich) in twenty-sixth place, Italian Nicolo Barella (Inter Milan) in twenty-seventh place, and Frenchman Randall Kolo Moani (Paris Saint-Germain) in eighth place. Twenty-ninth, Norwegian Martin Odegaard (Arsenal) is twenty-ninth, and Portuguese Ruben Diaz (Manchester City) is thirtieth.