2018 Ballon d’Or Nomination List – See Full List Of Nominees


If you follow football or even if you are one of those that watch the game once in a while. Then you will have heard of the Ballon d’Or. The prestigious award is one of the most widely recognized when it comes to rewarding players that have performed exceptionally in all competitions during a football year. With the year drawing to an end, this is the time the award comes up, and this year the 2018 Ballon d’Or Nomination List has been released.


The list has the names of players like Cristiano Ronaldo, the best FIFA player of the year – Luka Modric, Manchester United’s Paul Pogba, impressive goal stopper Thibaut courteous amongst many others. If Cristiano Ronaldo bags the award then it will be his sixth in eleven years.

SEE MORE: 2018 FIFA Best Men’s Player Award

2018 Ballon d'Or Nomination List

There was also the release of the women category which features top names like Marta, Lindsay Horan, and Sam Kerr. We have all the manes for you, and you can check it out below.

Below is the full list of nominees for men’s and women’s Ballon d’Or award announced on Monday:

2018 Ballon d’Or Nomination List

2018 Ballon d'Or Nomination List

PlayerCountryClub
Sergio AgueroArgentinaManchester City
Gareth BaleWalesReal Madrid
Alisson BeckerBrazilLiverpool
Karim BenzemaFranceReal Madrid
Edinson CavaniUruguayParis Saint-Germain
Thibaut CourtoisBelgiumReal Madrid
Cristiano RonaldoPortugalJuventus
Kevin De BruyneBelgiumManchester City
Roberto FirminoBrazilLiverpool
Diego GodinUruguayAtletico Madrid
Antoine GriezmannFranceAtletico Madrid
Eden HazardBelgiumChelsea
IscoSpainReal Madrid
Harry KaneEnglandTottenham
N’Golo KanteFranceChelsea
Hugo LlorisFranceTottenham
Sadio ManeSenegalLiverpool
Mario MandzukicCroatiaJuventus
MarceloBrazilReal Madrid
Kylian MbappeFranceParis Saint-Germain
Lionel MessiArgentinaBarcelona
Luka ModricCroatiaReal Madrid
NeymarBrazilParis Saint-Germain
Jan OblakSloveniaAtletico Madrid
Paul PogbaFranceManchester United
Ivan RakiticCroatiaBarcelona
Sergio RamosSpainReal Madrid
Mohamed SalahEgyptLiverpool
Luis SuarezUruguayBarcelona
Raphael VaraneFranceReal Madrid

Female Category For 2018 Ballon d’Or Nomination List

  • Amandine Henry
  • Amel Majri
  • Wendie Renard
  • Dzsenifer Marozsan
  • Lucy Bronze
  • Ada Hegerberg
  • Saki Kumagai
  • Marta
  • Pernille Harder
  • Lindsey Horan
  • Fran Kirby
  • Sam Kerr
  • Lieke Martens
  • Megan Rapinoe
  • Christine Sinclair

Ballon d’Or 2018 Schedule Date & Time

France football having announced their 30 men shortlist for the Ballon d’Or, dates have also been set for the event.

Venue : Paris, France

Date: 3rd December, 2018

Time : TBA

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