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

1Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid & Portugal
2Eden HazardChelsea & Belgium
3Leonardo BonucciAC Milan & Italy
4IscoReal Madrid & Spain
5Kylian MbappePSG & France
6NeymarPSG & Brazil
7Luka ModricReal Madrid & Croatia
8Paulo DybalaJuventus & Argentina
9MarceloReal Madrid & Brazil
10N’Golo KanteChelsea & France
11Luis SuarezBarcelona & Uruguay
12Sergio RamosReal Madrid & Spain
13Jan OblakAtletico Madrid & Slovenia
14Philippe CoutinhoLiverpool & Brazil
15Dries MertensNapoli & Belgium
16Kevin De BruyneManchester City & Belgium
17Robert LewandowskiBayern Munich & Poland
181David de GeaManchester United & Spain
19Harry KaneTottenham & England
20Edin DzekoRoma & Bosnia-Herzegovina
21Antoine GriezmannAtletico Madrid & France
22Gianluigi BuffonJuventus  & Italy
23Radamel FalcaoMonaco & Colombia
24Sadio ManeLiverpool & Senegal
25Toni KroosReal Madrid & Germany
26Lionel MessiBarcelona & Argentina
27Pierre-Emerick AubameyangBorussia Dortmund & Gabon
28Edinson CavaniPSG & Uruguay
29Mats HummelsBayern Munich & Germany
30Karim BenzemaReal 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.


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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