FIFA Ballon d’Or Nominees Revealed

Out now are the nominees for the  FIFA Ballon d’Or or “Golden Ball” award.

This award is given for the player who have shown exemplary performance in 2013. FIFA started giving out this award annually since in 2010 after merging  France Football’s Ballon d’Or and the men’s FIFA World Player of the Year. The FIFA World Player of the Year award became exclusively for women since the merge.

FIFA Ballon d’Or 2013 finalists revealed

ARG Lionel MESSI
POR CRISTIANO RONALDO
FRA Franck RIBERY

Previous Winners List

 Will it be another one for Messi?

On the other hand,

here are FIFA Women’s World Player 2013 finalists

GER Nadine ANGERER
BRA MARTA
USA Abby WAMBACH

Previous Winners List

Awarding of the winners will be on 13 January 2014 at the Zürich KongresshausZürich, Switzerland.

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