Ronaldo, Messi headline 30-man Ballon d'Or nominees list
11 October, 2017, 00:29 | Author: Joan Malone
Madrid star Ronaldo, who beat Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to the award last year, is expected to be announced among the nominees later after helping Madrid to a third Champions League crown in four seasons and a first La Liga title in five years, as well as the FIFA Club World Cup.
The prize is once more the domain of France Football after merging with the FIFA World Player of the Year award between 2010-15 and the victor will be decided by a selection panel of journalists.
Ballon d'Or organisers France Football have released the first five names to be included on the shortlist and Neymar is joined by Chelsea's N'Golo Kante, Juventus' Paulo Dybala and Real Madrid duo Luka Modric and Marcelo.
France Football, which adjudicates the award, has staggered the nominees throughout the day, with 15 being revealed in the afternoon on Monday and the other 15 being announced later in the day.
The award, which returned to France Football's jurisdiction past year for the first time since 2009 after the magazine's split with FIFA, is now held by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Hazard's teammate N'Golo Kante, now nursing a thigh injury sustained on global duty with France, also makes the cut, along with Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne.
Barcelona'sLuis Suarez, who scored 37 goals in all competitions for his side last season, has also been picked in the elite list while Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has also got a node after scoring 43 times in 37 appearances for the club to help them qualify for the Champions League.
The Ballon d'Or victor will be named on 6 December. In fact, 11 of the players nominated for this prestigious award play their football in Spain.
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