List Of All Ballon D’Or Nominees 2017

The word Ballon d’or is a French word which means “Golden Ball”. So, the Ballon D’or is an annual award given to the best footballer of the year according to votes. The award has been in existence since 1956 where footballers are celebrated annually for the efforts in the game. So, who will feature in the List Of All Ballon D’Or Nominees 2017? Find out below.

The usual suspects of Criistaino Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will certainly feature as both are the favorites. While Chelsea’s Ngolo Kante, Luka Modric, Paulo Dybala, Sergio Ramos etc are already in the List Of All Ballon D’Or Nominees 2017. So, let’s see the final list here below.

List Of All Ballon D’Or Nominees 2017

S/N Player Teams
1 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid & Portugal
2 Eden Hazard Chelsea & Belgium
3 Leonardo Bonucci AC Milan & Italy
4 Isco Real Madrid & Spain
5 Kylian Mbappe PSG & France
6 Neymar PSG & Brazil
7 Luka Modric Real Madrid & Croatia
8 Paulo Dybala Juventus & Argentina
9 Marcelo Real Madrid & Brazil
10 N’Golo Kante Chelsea & France
11 Luis Suarez Barcelona & Uruguay
12 Sergio Ramos Real Madrid & Spain
13 Jan Oblak Atletico Madrid & Slovenia
14 Philippe Coutinho Liverpool & Brazil
15 Dries Mertens Napoli & Belgium
16 Kevin De Bruyne Manchester City & Belgium
17 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich & Poland
181 David de Gea Manchester United & Spain
19 Harry Kane Tottenham & England
20 Edin Dzeko Roma & Bosnia-Herzegovina
21 Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid & France
22 Gianluigi Buffon Juventus  & Italy
23 Radamel Falcao Monaco & Colombia
24 Sadio Mane Liverpool & Senegal
25 Toni Kroos Real Madrid & Germany
26 Lionel Messi Barcelona & Argentina
27 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Borussia Dortmund & Gabon
28 Edinson Cavani PSG & Uruguay
29 Mats Hummels Bayern Munich & Germany
30 Karim Benzema Real Madrid & France

Also See: List Of FIFPRO World best xi Nominees

Highest Winners So Far

The Ballon d’or has been won by many wonderful footballers over the years. However, none has won it 5 times as Lionel Messi has done nor even 4 times as Cristiano Ronaldo. The nearest have been 3 won by different players. The highest individual winners so far are:

  1. Lionel Messi – 5 times
  2. Cristainno Ronaldo – 4 times.
  3. Johan Cruyff – 3 times
  4. Michel Platini – 3 times
  5. Marco van Basten – 3 times.
  6. Franz Beckenbauer – 2 times
  7. Ronaldo – 2 times
  8. Kevin Keegan – 2 times
  9. Alfredo di Stefano – 2 times
  10. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge – 2 times.

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Also See: Cristiano Ronaldo VS Lionel Messi Head To Head Stats

The List Of All Ballon D’Or Nominees 2017 is not complete yet as they are released in batches. So, we will keep updating once new names are out. Keep a watch here.

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