Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Neymar named as Ballon d’Or candidates

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar make up the three-man Ballon d’Or shortlist.

The annual award honours the world’s best player for the previous calendar year.

While Real Madrid’s Ronaldo and Messi are regulars on the final nominees list, Messi’s Barcelona teammate has appeared in the final three for the first time.

Ronaldo has claimed the last two awards, while Messi won the previous four editions.

Ronaldo and Messi have shared the award between them since it was won by Kaka in 2007.


Last 10 Ballon d'Or winners

2014 – Cristiano Ronaldo
2013 – Cristiano Ronaldo
2012 – Lionel Messi
2011 – Lionel Messi
2010 – Lionel Messi
2009 – Lionel Messi
2008 – Cristiano Ronaldo
2007 – Kaka
2006 – Fabio Cannavaro
2005 – Ronaldinho

Players with the most Ballon d'Or wins

Lionel Messi – 4
Cristiano Ronaldo – 3
Johan Cruyff – 3
Michel Platini – 3
Marco van Basten – 3
Alfredo Di Stefano – 2
Franz Beckenbauer – 2
Kevin Keegan – 2
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge – 2
Ronaldo – 2
The winner will be announced at Fifa’s Ballon d’Or Gala in Zurich on 11th January.

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