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Ballon d'Or 2018 - all the nominees

03 December 2018, MVT 12:39
(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on December 01, 2018 shows (from top left) Croatia's midfielder Luka Modric during the Russia 2018 World Cup football match between Iceland and Croatia in Rostov-On-Don on June 26, 2018, Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid against SD Huesca at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on September 25, 2018, Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Lazio on August 25, 2018 at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, France's midfielder Kylian Mbappe during the friendly football match France vs Uruguay, on November 20, 2018 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, Real Madrid's French defender Raphael Varane during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Malaga CF on 25, November 2017 at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid and Liverpool's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on September 22, 2018. The 2018 Ballon d'Or awards for men's and women's footballers of the year will be announced on December 3, 2018 as part of a ceremony in Paris. (Photo by AFP)
03 December 2018, MVT 12:39

All the nominees for the 2018 Ballon d'Or, ahead of Monday's ceremony in Paris:

The 30 nominees for the men's prize

Goalkeepers

Alisson Becker (Roma/Liverpool/BRA), Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea/Real Madrid/BEL), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur/FRA), Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid/SLO)

Defenders

Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid/URU), Marcelo (Real Madrid/BRA), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid/ESP), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid/FRA)

Midfielders

Luka Modric (Real Madrid/CRO), N'Golo Kante (Chelsea/FRA), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City/BEL), Isco (Real Madrid/ESP), Paul Pogba (Manchester United/FRA), Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona/CRO)

Forwards

Sergio Aguero (Manchester City/ARG), Gareth Bale (Real Madrid/WAL), Karim Benzema (Real Madrid/FRA), Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain/URU), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Juventus/POR), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool/BRA), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid/FRA), Eden Hazard (Chelsea/BEL), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Mario Mandzukic (Juventus/CRO), Sadio Mane (Liverpool/SEN), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Lionel Messi (Barcelona/ARG), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain/BRA), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool/EGY), Luis Suarez (Barcelona/URU)

The 15 nominees for the women's prize

Lucy Bronze (Lyon/ENG), Pernille Harder (Wolfsburg/DEN), Ada Hegerberg (Lyon/NOR), Amandine Henry (Lyon/FRA), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns/USA), Fran Kirby (Chelsea/ENG), Sam Kerr (Chicago Red Stars/AUS), Saki Kumagai (Lyon/JPN), Amel Majri (Lyon/FRA), Dzsenifer Marozsan (Lyon/GER), Marta (Orlando Pride/BRA), Lieke Martens (Barcelona/NED), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign/USA), Wendie Renard (Lyon/FRA), Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns/CAN)

Kopa Trophy best under-21 player nominees

Houssem Aouar (Lyon/FRA), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool/ENG), Patrick Cutrone (AC Milan/ITA), Ritsu Doan (Groningen/JPN), Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan/ITA), Amadou Haidara (RB Salzburg/MAL), Justin Kluivert (Ajax/Roma/ITA), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund/USA), Rodrygo (Santos/BRA)

Paris, France | AFP

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