Cristiano Ronaldo in contention for third successive Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo in contention for third successive Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo in contention for third successive Ballon d'Or

Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann says the Ballon d'Or should go to a French player this year. Although Manchester United keeper David de Gea seems to have not been chosen in the shortlist for the footballing award.

Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe are in the running to break Lionel Messi's and Cristiano Ronaldo's 10-year dominance of the Ballon d'Or.

Manchester City's all time top goalscorer has been nominated for the award after his fine club form, where he won the Premier League, EFL Cup and the Community Shield at the Etihad.

The 25-year-old was part of France's World Cup winning team, scoring a goal in the final against Croatia.

Antoine Griezmann, another World Cup victor with France and Europa League champion at Atletico Madrid, is nominated alongside global team-mates, Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante and Manchester United's Paul Pogba.

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The names are released in groups of five throughout the day, with the full 30-player shortlist eventually being drawn up ahead of the awards ceremony in Paris on 3 December.

Also making the cut are Juve's Mario Mandzukic and Liverpool's Sadio Mane, while Barcelona are also represented by Croat defender Ivan Rakitic.

Chelsea's Eden Hazard and N'GoloKante are also on the 30-man list, which is being revealed five players at a time. "The best team in the world surely possesses the best player, right?"

The Kopa Award will be voted upon by the 33 surviving winners of the Ballon d'Or, among them Cristiano Ronaldo, Leo Messi, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Luis Figo and George Weah.

For six years it combined with world football's governing body to become the Fifa Ballon d'Or.

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