List Of All 2021 Ballon D’Or Nominees Revealed In Full

2021 Ballon D’Or Nominees

Ballon D’Or 2021 nominees list has been revealed, and it included football big names such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Ballon D’Or 30-man shortlist also included multiple players who shone through the year, including record-holder Lionel Messi, and Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo.

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez was the only other African and Arab player to make the list alongside Mohamed Salah.

The clubs with the most nominated players are Manchester City (five players), Chelsea (five players), Paris Saint-Germain (four players).

Ballon D’Or 2021 nominees Full list:

  1. Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)
  2. Nicolo Barella (Inter Milan)
  3. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
  4. Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)
  5. Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City)
  6. Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus)
  7. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)
  8. Ruben Dias (Manchester City)
  9. Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG)
  10. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)
  11. Phil Foden (Manchester City)
  12. Erling Haaland (Dortmund)
  13. Jorginho (Chelsea)
  14. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)
  15. N’Golo Kanté (Chelsea)
  16. Simon Kjaer (AC Milan)
  17. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
  18. Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea)
  19. Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City)
  20. Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan)
  21. Kylian Mbappé (PSG)
  22. Lionel Messi (PSG)
  23. Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
  24. Gerard Moreno (Villarreal)
  25. Mason Mount (Chelsea)
  26. Neymar (PSG)
  27. Pedri (Barcelona)
  28. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
  29. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)
  30. Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid)

Meanwhile, thirty nominees are in contention for France Football’s Women’s Ballon d’Or 2021 award, with the winner to be announced in December.

Women’s Ballon d’Or 2021 nominees

1.      Stina Blackstenius (Häcken)

2.      Kadidiatou Diani (PSG)

3.      Christiane Endler (Lyon)

4.      Magdalena Eriksson (Chelsea)

5.      Jessie Fleming (Chelsea)

6.      Pernille Harder (Chelsea)

7.      Jennifer Hermoso (Barcelona)

8.      Marie-Antoinette Katoto (PSG)

9.      Sam Kerr (Chelsea)

10.  Fran Kirby (Chelsea)

11.  Ashley Lawrence (PSG)

12.  Lieke Martens (Barcelona)

13.  Samantha Mewis (North Carolina Courage)

14.  Viviane Miedema (Arsenal)

15.  Sandra Panos (Barcelona)

16.  Irene Paredes (PSG, Barcelona)

17.  Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)

18.  Wendie Renard (Lyon)

19.  Christine Sinclair (Thorns FC)

20.  Ellen White (Manchester City)

This article was most recently revised and updated 7 months ago

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