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The highly-anticipated award show will take place on Monday, November 29, after being cancelled last year.
The list of 30 nominees have already been revealed, with the likes of Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Jorginho, Erling Haaland, Cristiano Ronaldo and more involved.
So here are the possible trio of the final Ballon d’Or nominees, one of whom could take the desirable Golden Ball home.
Lionel Messi is obviously an annual candidate for the Ballon d’Or, having already won 6 of them.
This year winning Copa America with Argentina, which he failed to do couple of times, could hand a huge opportunity for the 34-year-old to win his 7th award.
Robert Lewandowski had another sensational season at Bayern Munich last term, becoming Bundesliga’s top scorer, and obviously winning the title.
The year before he had the best time at the Bundesliga champions, winning all of the six titles possible, however, Ballon d’Or got cancelled and the Poland captain didn’t get the chance to claim for it. So maybe this year?
Jorginho had the time of his life last season, winning Champions League, Euro 2020 and Super Cup. He had a huge input for both Chelsea and Italy leading them to silverware winning campaigns.
The 29-year-old had proven his doubters wrong and is one of the strong favourites to take the desirable award home.