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France Football Unveils 30 Nominees for Ballon d’Or

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France Football unveils the 30 nominees for the Ballon d’Or

Paris, France – France Football have unveiled the list of 30 nominees for the Ballon d’Or on Monday, including Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain, Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, among others.

The most prestigious individual honor in soccer features once again Ronaldo and Messi who have won the aware between them since 2009. The pair have finished first and second in each of the past five years with Messi edging out his great rival three wins to two, including his triumph last year.

hese are the 30 nominees:

1. Sergio Kun Agüero (Manchester City)

2. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund)

3. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)

4. Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)

5. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

6. Paulo Dybala (Juventus)

7. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)

8. Diego Godín (Atlético Madrid)

9. Antoine Griezmann (Atlético de Madrid)

10.  Gonzalo Higuaín (Juventus)

11. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United)

12. Andrés Iniesta (FC Barcelona)

13. Koke (Atlético Madrid)

14. Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)

15. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Múnich)

16. Hugo Lloris (Tottenham)

17. Riyad Mahrez (Leicester)

18. Leo Messi (FC Barcelona)

19. Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

20. Thomas Müller (Bayern de Múnich)

21. Manuel Neuer (Bayern de Múnich)

22. Neymar (FC Barcelona)

23. Dimitri Payet (West Ham)

24. Pepe (Real Madrid)

25. Paul Pogba (Manchester United)

26. Rui Patricio (Sporting Lisbon)

27. Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)

28. Luis Suarez (Barcelona)

29. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)

30. Arturo Vidal (Bayern Munich)