Neymar, C. Ronaldo & Lionel Messi make Balloon d’or final shortlist

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo will have a huge task in
his hands of retaining the Balloon d’or  award he won last year as he
has been drawn alongside Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Neymar. Messi who has won the award for a record four timesis seen as the favourite after helping Barcelona win the ChampionsLeague, LA Liga and Copa del rey titles last season.

Also, the coach of the year award will be contested between
Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola, Barcelona’s Luis Enrique and Jorge
Sampaoli who led Chile to their first ever Copa America success. See the full nominee list after the cut;

 

-FIFA MEN’S WORLD PLAYER OF THE YEAR-

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

Neymar (Barcelona)

-FIFA MEN’S COACH OF THE YEAR –

Pep Guardiola (Bayern Munich)

Luis Enrique (Barcelona)

Jorge Sampaoli (Chile)

-FIFA WOMEN’S COACH OF THE YEAR-

Jill Ellis (US)

Mark Sampson (England)

Norio Sasak (Japan)

-FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD PLAYER OF THE YEAR-

Carli Lloyd (US)

Aya Miyama (Japan)

Celia Sasic (Germany)

-FIFA PUSKAS AWARD-

Alessandro Florenzi

Wendell Lira

Lionel Messi

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