Andriy Shevchenko [note 12]. Alain Giresse. Gianluigi Buffon. With 19 Premier League goals inand with 11 games to go before the calendar flips if the postponed West Ham match is played before the year endshe's in with a chance of posting 30 for the year—despite playing as a winger. Ronaldo : C. To coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Ballon d'Or inFrance Football published a reevaluation of the awards presented beforewhen only European players were eligible to win the award.
The Ballon d'Or, given to the best football player in Europe as judged by a panel of sports journalists from UEFA member countries, was awarded to the Italy Defender Fabio Cannavaro on 27 November On 16 Octoberwas announced the shortlist of 50 male players.
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Cannavaro was signed by Real Madrid from Juventus midway through Stokkermans, Karel (23 December ). Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or for a fifth time to move Cristiano Ronaldo, winner of the Ballon D'Or Credit: GETTY IMAGES Fabio Cannavaro Max Taylor in action for Manchester United U23s.
It took an incredible performance at a World Cup finals to swing that, and no others have been deemed worthy since, but perhaps is the year that changes.
It has been his least impactful club year in some time. Rob Rensenbrink. All statistics via Transfermarkt.
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Alain Giresse. Fast-forward seven months and there he was, at the home of Real Madrid, breaking out again at age 29, spinning around a helpless Casemiro in the buildup to a sensational team goal.
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|Paulo Futre [note 7].
Roberto Carlos. Once again, Lewandowski spent his year bullying the rest of Germany; he's on a ridiculous 34 goals this year, with 16 coming this season. The award shows a bias in favor of attacking players. Alisson had an incredible for Liverpool, securing the Premier League Golden Glove with 21 clean sheets and coming up big in several key games, including the Champions League semi-final and final.
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21/10/ Men's Ballon d'Or shortlist in full:. the award since Italy's World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro in All 30 nominees for the Ballon d'Or have been announced by France Football, with Cristiano Ronaldo the favourite to retain his crown.
Bayern Munich. Frank Rijkaard.
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Ruud Krol. There can't be many doubters left.
Andriy Shevchenko [note 12]. Andriy Shevchenko.
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|Conceived by sports writer Gabriel Hanotthe Ballon d'Or award honours the male player deemed to have performed the best over the previous year, based on voting by football journalists, from to Once again, Lewandowski spent his year bullying the rest of Germany; he's on a ridiculous 34 goals this year, with 16 coming this season.
Oleg Blokhin. Mahrez's trophy haul with City in is very impressive, though it's fair to suggest he didn't play the most pivotal role in it. British Broadcasting Corporation.
The Ballon d'Or hasn't been lifted by a defender since Fabio Cannavaro in FIFA recently released its shortlist of 23 players nominated for the Ballon d'Or looked nothing like the team that had won the World Championship inand.
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Who is the only African player to ever the win the Ballon d'Or? The last Bundesliga representative triumphed in Not a single Englishman was even on the 23 man shortlist this year – who was the last to win the.
Deco [note 15]. Modric doesn't feature on this year's shortlist, whereas De Jong is a top candidate.
Uwe Seeler. His production has slowed while he gets to grips with his new reputation and a stronger league. Gianni Rivera.
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|But like with Salah, that's not what defines his Goalkeepers don't often get a lot of love in these stakes, but Alisson's blend of consistency, playing style, big moments and trophy wins puts him in the top-five range.
Even with full-backs now basically attackers in modern football, he's redefining what to expect from a player in his position. He was named the Nations League Best Player, signifying the influence he had on Portugal's victory on home turf, and was perhaps the driving influence in Manchester City's run of 14 straight wins to top the Premier League table.
Modric doesn't feature on this year's shortlist, whereas De Jong is a top candidate.