List of 30 nominees for the 2022 FIFA Ballon d’Or

important step. this friday, France football The curtain has been lifted on the identity of the finalists for the 2022 Ballon d’Or. There are 30 of them vying for this prestigious trophy that rewards the best player in the world over the course of a season. The first in the history of the Golden Ball, because it is the first award given after the reform adopted by our colleagues from FF On March 11th. Thus, the highest personal honor in the sport, on October 17 at the Théâtre du Châtelet, will be awarded to the lucky winner in connection with an entire season (ie 2021-2022), not more than a calendar year.

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Perhaps this is also what excluded Lionel Messi, the previous edition winner and six-time Ballon d’Or, from this list. The Argentine, who is just as absent as his PSG teammate Neymar, is paying for his rough first year in France. On the other hand, Karim Benzema, winner of the Spanish League and the Champions League with Real Madrid, while taking first place in the scorers’ standings in these two competitions (27 achievements in Spain, and 15 on the European scene), was beautiful and distinguished. Present.

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The France international remains the favorite for this 2022 edition, the 66th in history. Especially since the former Lyon, still top scorer in Wednesday’s European Super Cup, won the Nations League with the Blues. No one seems to be able to question the eventual victory of KB9, who did the talking 44 times (plus 15 assists) in a total of 46 games in the previous workout. Note that there are three other Frenchmen on this final list (Christopher Nkunku, Kylian Mbappe and Mike Minan), or even Cristiano Ronaldo or Erling Haaland.

The future winners of the Women’s Ballon d’Or, El Yashin Cup (Best Goalkeeper) and Copa Cup (Best Young Woman) were also revealed on Friday. As with the men, there were four female players among the 30 finalists for the 2022 Women’s Ballon d’Or (Renard, Pacha, Diani and Katuto). Among young people, Eduardo Camavinga is considered the only representative of the tricolor. Finally, Gianluigi Donnarumma, winner of last year’s Yachine Trophy, is the big absentee from this 2022 edition in regards to the best goalkeeper for the 2021-2022 season.

List of 30 nominees for the 2022 FIFA Ballon d’Or

  • Thibaut Courtois (Belgium, Real Madrid)

  • Rafael Leao (Portugal and AC Milan)

  • Joshua Kimmish (Germany, Bayern Munich)

  • Christopher Nkunko (France, RB Leipzig)

  • Mohamed Salah (Egypt, Liverpool)

  • Trent Alexander Arnold (England and Liverpool)

  • Vinicius Jr (Brazil, Real Madrid)

  • Bernardo Silva (Portugal, Manchester City)

  • Luis Diaz (Colombia, Porto and then Liverpool)

  • Robert Lewandowski (Poland, Bayern Munich and then Barcelona)

  • Riyadh Mahrez (Algeria, Manchester City)

  • Casemiro (Brazil, Real Madrid)

  • hyung min soon (South Korea, Tottenham)

  • Fabinho (Brazil and Liverpool)

  • Karim Benzema (France, Real Madrid)

  • Mike Minyan (France, Milan)

  • Harry King (England, Tottenham)

  • Darwin Nunez (Uruguay, Benfica, then Liverpool)

  • Phil Foden (England, Manchester City)

  • Sadio Mane (Senegal, Liverpool, then Bayern Munich)

  • Sebastian Haller (Ivory Coast, Ajax and then PVB)

  • Luka Modric (Croatia, Real Madrid)

  • Antonio Rudiger (Germany, Chelsea, then Real Madrid)

  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Manchester United)

  • Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium, Manchester City)

  • Dusan Vlahovic (Serbia, Fiorentina, then Juventus)

  • Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands, Liverpool)

  • Joao Cancelo (Portugal, Manchester City)

  • Kylian Mbappe (France, Paris Saint-Germain)

  • Erling Haaland (Norway, BvB then Manchester City)

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