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FIFA Ballon d'Or

CRISTIANO RONALDO
  • CRISTIANO RONALDO

  • POR
    Portugal
  • For the second time in a row and third time overall, Portugal and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned as the best player on the planet after an incredible season that included the UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup for Real Madrid.

The Finalists

Lionel MESSI
  • Lionel MESSI

  • ARG
    Argentina
  • The second-highest scorer in the Spanish La Liga last season, Lionel Messi put a trophyless campaign with Barcelona behind him by leading Argentina to the Final of Brazil 2014.

Manuel NEUER
  • Manuel NEUER

  • GER
    Germany
  • Manuel Neuer has been the undisputed No1 in goal both for reigning world champions Germany and record German titleholders Bayern Munich for several years now.

The other candidates

  • Gareth BALE

  • WAL
    Wales
  • Karim BENZEMA

  • FRA
    France
  • Diego COSTA

  • ESP
    Spain
  • Thibaut COURTOIS

  • BEL
    Belgium
  • Angel DI MARIA

  • ARG
    Argentina
  • Mario GOETZE

  • GER
    Germany
  • Eden HAZARD

  • BEL
    Belgium
  • Zlatan IBRAHIMOVIC

  • SWE
    Sweden
  • Andres INIESTA

  • ESP
    Spain
  • Toni KROOS

  • GER
    Germany
  • Philipp LAHM

  • GER
    Germany
  • Javier MASCHERANO

  • ARG
    Argentina
  • Thomas MUELLER

  • GER
    Germany
  • NEYMAR

  • BRA
    Brazil
  • Paul POGBA

  • FRA
    France
  • Sergio RAMOS

  • ESP
    Spain
  • Arjen ROBBEN

  • NED
    Netherlands
  • James RODRIGUEZ

  • COL
    Colombia
  • Bastian SCHWEINSTEIGER

  • GER
    Germany
  • Yaya TOURE

  • CIV
    Côte d'Ivoire