Ballon d’Or: Full 30-man shortlist For Ballon d’Or 2018

AND LET THE GAME BEGINS>>> Like We all know that the BEST and the biggest individual prize for Any Player regardless the AGE has always been the Ballon d’Or since 1956 and following the Ballon d’Or 2018 shortlisted, The nominees in full as been make known to the world as the Full 30-man shortlist For Ballon d’Or 2018 is announced.

However, the Big question still remains “Who will Win The Ballon d’Or 2018?” Since FIFA handed out it’s ‘The Best’ prize for the men’s best footballer, awarding it to Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric. Well, let this be a question you will answer via the comment box below as I proceed in showing you the Full 30-man shortlist For Ballon d’Or 2018.

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Full 30-man shortlist For Ballon d’Or 2018

The 30-man shortlist for the prize is announced throughout the day on Monday. Below is the List:

#1 Alisson (BRA / Liverpool)

#2 Gareth Bale (WAL / Real Madrid)

#3 Karim Benzema (FRA / Real Madrid)

#4 Edinson Cavani (URU / PSG)

#5 Thibaut Courtois (BEL / Chelsea)

#6 Cristiano Ronaldo (POR / Juventus)

#7 Kevin De Bruyne (BEL / Manchester City)

#8 Roberto Firmino (BRA / Liverpool)

#9 Diego Godín (URU / Atlético Madrid)

#10 Antoine Griezmann (FRA / Atlético Madrid)

#11 Eden Hazard (BEL / Chelsea)

#12 Isco (SPA / Real Madrid)

#13 LUIS SUAREZ (Barcelona)

#14 N’Golo Kanté (FRA / Chelsea)

#15 HUGO LLORIS (Tottenham)

#16 RAPHAEL VARANE (Real Madrid)

#17 SERGIO RAMOS (Real Madrid)

#18 IVAN RAKITIC (Barcelona)

#19 NEYMAR (Paris Saint-Germain)

#20 LUKA MODRIC (Real Madrid)

#21 SADIO MANE (Liverpool)

#22 HARRY KANE (Tottenham Hotspur)

#23 PAUL POGBA (Manchester United)

#24 JAN OBLAK (Atletico de Madrid)

#25 MOHAMED SALAH (Liverpool)

#26 MARIO MANDZUKIC (Juventus)

#27 LIONEL MESSI (Barcelona)

#28 MARCELO (Real Madrid)


#30 SERGIO AGUERO (Manchester City)

Ballon d’Or: Full 30-man shortlist For Ballon d'Or 2018Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have Dominated in the last decade with both duos winning all 10 of the last awards – the Golden Ball is once more on offer in Paris on December 3.

Neymar has finished in third place twice, most recently in 2017, while Antoine Griezmann finished third in 2016.

Year Winner Second place Third place
2017 Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi Neymar
2016 Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi Antoine Griezmann
2015 Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo Neymar
2014 Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi Manuel Neuer
2013 Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi Franck Ribery
2012 Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo Andres Iniesta
2011 Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo Xavi
2010 Lionel Messi Andres Iniesta Xavi
2009 Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo Xavi
2008 Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi Fernando Torres
2007 Kaka Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi
2006 Fabio Cannavaro Gianluigi Buffon Thierry Henry
2005 Ronaldinho Frank Lampard Steven Gerrard
2004 Andriy Shevchenko Deco Ronaldinho
2003 Pavel Nedved Thierry Henry Paolo Maldini

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