At the top of the list is Argentine star Lionel Messi, an icon Barcelona, After his success in winning the 2021 Copa America with his country, as well as winning the King’s Cup with Barca.
Messi and Ronaldo are among the favorites to win the Ballon d’Or
Sport nominated Brazilian star Neymar da Silva, player Paris Saint-Germain, France, to win the Ballon d’Or despite not being able to win the French League title with Paris for the first time since he went to the French League.
Neymar won the French Cup, scored 24 goals and assisted 18 last season, and reached the Copa America final with Brazil.
Sport 360 . Stories
Frenchman Kilian Mbappe, the Paris star, is also on the list of nominations for the Spanish newspaper, and despite his disappointing appearance at Euro 2024, he has distinguished numbers this season by scoring 44 goals and 14 assists with the Parisian team.
In turn, Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is nominated for the Golden Ball award, after leading the Azzurri to the Euro 2020 title with distinguished saves that made him win the award for the best player in the tournament.
The list also knew the presence of the Polish Robert Lewandowski, who helped his German team Bayern Munich to win the local league title, and the English Harry Kane, who scored many goals for Tottenham to win the Premier League top scorer award.
The Spanish newspaper nominated Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema for the award, along with his compatriot N’Golo Kante, Chelseas midfield player, Jorginho, Chelsea and Italy star, Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund star, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus star, and Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne.
Get to know Sport 360 Plus