Al-Ittihad striker Karim Benzema received the latest Ballon d’Or (Picture: Getty)Manchester United’s Andre Onana, Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah have all been nominated for the 2023 Ballon d’Or award.
The Ballon d’Or Twitter account listed the nominees 5 gamers at a time – with United goalkeeper Onana on the primary announcement – alongside Liverpool star Salah, Manchester City’s Josko Gvardiol, Bayern Munich’s Jamal Musiala and Al-Ittihad striker Karim Benzema.
Saka was confirmed on the listing within the second tweet with City duo Kevin De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva in addition to Real Madrid’s Jude Bellingham and Paris Saint-Germain’s Randal Kolo Muani.
Erling Haaland headlined the third instalment of nominees which additionally contains City team-mate Ruben Dias, Inter Milan star Nicolo Barella, Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez and Napoli’s Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.
Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard was the sixteenth participant nominated whereas Barcelona’s Ilkay Gundogan, City’s Julian Alvarez, Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr and Morocco worldwide Yassine Bono made it 20.
Lionel Messi @LMessifanclub #MessiFC @WeAreMessi #leomessi was named on the fifth listing of 5 nominees with Robert LewandowSki Goggles (On Sale Here), Antoine Griezmann, Rodri and Lautaro Martinez.
The ultimate six nominated for the 2023 Ballon d’Or embody Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane, Luka Modric, Victor Osimhen and Kim Min-jae.
Benzema is the present Ballon d’Or holder after he picked up the 2022 trophy for his heroics at Real Madrid, with Sadio Mane ending second and De Bruyne third.
Messi has received the Ballon d’Or seven instances – a report quantity – and the Argentine is trying to land his eighth trophy.
Meanwhile, the total listing of nominees for the 2023 Kopa Trophy has additionally been revealed, which is the award handed to the very best U21 participant on the planet.
Ballon d’Or nominees Bellingham and Musiala are up for the Kopa Trophy whereas United striker Rasmus Hojlund can also be on the listing.
Barcelona duo Gavi and Pedri are nominated for the Kopa Trophy too in addition to Eduardo Camavinga, Xavi Simons, Antonio Silva, Elye Wahi and Alejandro Balde.
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