The 30 nominees for the Ballon d’Or
The 30 nominees for the Ballon d’Or.kran Kirby and Lucy Bronze have been designated for the debut ladies’ Ballon d’Or while Gareth Bale, Harry Kane and Cristiano Ronaldo are contenders for the men’s honor.
Kirby’s selection touches base after she won the PFA’s Player of the Year and Football Writers’ Women’s Footballer of the year for 2017-18 while Bronze added to her rundown of distinctions with a Champions League decoration and additionally an alliance title with Lyon. Out of the blue, France Football magazine is granting the individual honor this year to a lady and a man on 3 December in Paris.
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Liverpool are very much spoken to on the men’s 30-man list with Alisson, Robert Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané named while Chelsea’s Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kanté are additionally designated.
Regardless of his inconveniences at Manchester United, Paul Pogba is on the rundown alongside one of the top choices to lift the trophy, the World Cup champ and Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé.
Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold is among the designations for the primary Kopa Trophy – a honor for the best player younger than 21 to be voted in favor of by the past 33 champs of the fundamental honor. In an extraordinary introduction season the full-back played in the Champions League last against Real Madrid before breaking into the England World Cup squad toward the finish of the crusade. Mbappé was additionally selected in this 10-man waitlist, alongside Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic.
Chosen people for the Women’s Ballon d’Or: Lucy Bronze (Lyon), Pernille Harder (Werder Brême), Ada Hegerberg (Lyon), Amandine Henry (Lyon), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns), Fran Kirby (Chelsea), Sam Kerr (Red Stars Chicago), Saki Kumagai (Lyon), Amel Majri (Lyon), Dzsenifer Marozsan (Lyon), Marta (Orlando Pride), Lieke Martens (Barcelona), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign), Wendie Renard (Lyon), Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns).
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Men’s honor: Sergio Agüero (Manchester City), Alisson Becker (Liverpool), Gareth Bale (Real Madrid), Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Edinson Cavani (PSG), Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Diego Godín (Atlético Madrid), Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Isco (Real Madrid), Harry Kane (Tottenham), N’golo Kanté (Chelsea), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Mario Mandzukic (Juventus), Sadio Mané (Liverpool), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Kylian Mbappé (PSG), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Neymar (PSG), Jan Oblak (Atlético Madrid), Paul Pogba (Manchester United), Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Luis Suárez (Barcelona), Raphaël Varane (Real Madrid).
Candidates for the Trophée Kopa: Houssem Aouar (Lyon), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Patrick Cutrone (Milan), Ritsu Doan (Groningue), Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan), Amadou Haidara (Red Bull Salzbourg), Justin Kluivert (Roma), Kylian Mbappé (PSG), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund), Rodrygo (Santos).