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Padraig Whelan

Men’s, women’s and young player Ballon d’Or 2019 nominees revealed


The biggest individual prize in football is up for grabs once again.

France Football revealed their shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or on Monday evening.

Nominees for the Kopa Trophy for the best under-21 player and the Ballon d’Or Féminin for the best women’s player were also announced.

Here are the nominees …


Ballon d’Or

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  • Sadio Mané (Liverpool/Senegal)
  • Sergio Agüero (Manchester City/Argentina)
  • Frenkie de Jong (Ajax, Barcelona/Netherlands)
  • Hugo Lloris (Tottenham/France)
  • Dušan Tadić (Ajax/Serbia)
  • Kylian Mbappé (PSG/France)
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool/England)
  • Donny van de Beek (Ajax/Netherlands)
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal/Gabon)
  • Marc-André ter Stegen (Barcelona/Germany)
  • Alisson (Liverpool/Brazil)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus/Portugal)
  • Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus/Netherlands)
  • Karim Benzema (Real Madrid/France)
  • Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool/Netherlands)
  • Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool/Netherlands)
  • Bernardo Silva (Manchester City/Portugal)
  • Heung-min Son (Tottenham/South Korea)
  • Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich/Poland)
  • Roberto Firmino (Liverpool/Brazil)
  • Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina)
  • Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City/Algeria)
  • Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City/Belgium)
  • Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli/Senegal)
  • Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid, Barcelona/France)
  • Mohamed Salah (Liverpool/Egypt)
  • Eden Hazard (Chelsea, Real Madrid/Belgium)
  • Marquinhos (PSG/Brazil)
  • Raheem Sterling (Manchester City/England)
  • João Félix (Benfica, Atlético Madrid/Portugal)

Ballon d’Or Féminin

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  • Sam Kerr (Chicago Red Stars/Australia)
  • Ellen White (Manchester City/England)
  • Nilla Fischer (Linköping/Sweden)
  • Amandine Henry (Lyon/France)
  • Lucy Bronze (Lyon/England)
  • Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride/USA)
  • Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal/Netherlands)
  • Dzsenifer Marozsan (Lyon/Germany)
  • Pernille Harder (Wolfsburg/Denmark)
  • Sarah Bouhaddi (Lyon/France)
  • Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC/USA)
  • Lieke Martens (Barcelona/Netherlands)
  • Sari van Veenendaal (Atlético Madrid/Netherlands)
  • Wendie Renard (Lyon/France)
  • Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit/USA)
  • Marta (Orlando Pride/Brazil)
  • Ada Hegerberg (Lyon/Norway)
  • Kosovare Asllani (Tacon/Sweden)
  • Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns/USA)

Kopa Trophy

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  • João Félix (Atlético Madrid/Portugal)
  • Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund/England)
  • Moise Kean (Everton/Italy)
  • Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal/Nigeria)
  • Kang-in Lee (Valencia/South Korea)
  • Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus/Netherlands)
  • Vinícius Júnior (Real Madrid/Brazil)
  • Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen/Germany)
  • Matteo Guendouzi (Arsenal/France)
  • Andriy Lunin (Real Valladolid/Ukraine)