LIST OF 30 NOMINEES FOR THE 2017 BALLON D’OR 

 

 

The list of Nominees for the 2017 Ballon d’Or award, was released by France Football Magazine, the organizers of the annual award.

The 30-man shortlist released on Monday 9TH October, 2017, for the 2017 Ballon d’Or has only two African players – Sadio Mane of Senegal and Liverpool FC and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon and Borussia Dortmund.

 

Here is the full list of nominees:

 

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal)

 

Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina)

 

Neymar (PSG/Brazil)

 

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund/Gabon)

 

Luka Modric (Real Madrid/Croatia)

 

Paulo Dybala (Juventus/Argentina)

 

Marcelo (Real Madrid/Brazil)

 

N’Golo Kante (Chelsea/France)

 

Luis Suarez (Barcelona/Uruguay)

 

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid/Spain)

 

Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid/Slovenia)

 

Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool/Brazil)

 

Isco (Real Madrid/Spain)

 

Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus/Italy)

 

Dries Mertens (Napoli/Belgium)

 

Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City/Belgium)

 

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich/Poland)

 

David De Gea (Manchester United/Spain)

 

Harry Kane (Tottenham/England)

 

Edin Dzeko (Roma/Bosnia)

 

Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid/France)

 

Toni Kroos (Real Madrid/Germany)

 

Sadio Mane (Liverpool/Senegal)

 

Radamel Falcao (Monaco/Colombia)

 

Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus/Italy)

 

Mats Hummels (Bayern Munich/Germany)

 

Edinson Cavani (PSG/Uruguay)

 

Karim Benzema (Real Madrid/France)

 

Eden Hazard (Chelsea/Belgium)

 

Kylian Mbappe (PSG/France)

 

The final winner(s) of the award, will be announced at a ceremony in London next month after voting by a select group of world journalists.