(Source: France Football)

The 2019 Ballon d’Or ceremony is the 64th annual ceremony of the award, which is presented by France Football. The award recognises the best footballer in the world for 2019.

2019 Ballon d’Or

Founded: 1956 (63 Years Ago)

First Awarded: 1956

Country: France

Presented By: France Football

Current Holder: Luka Modric (Real Madrid & Croatia) (1st Award)

Most Awards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus & Portugal) & Lionel Messi (Barcelona & Argentina)

Website: WWW.FranceFootball.FR

Venue: Grand Palais, Paris, France

Yachine Trophy Shortlist, 10 Nominees

NameAgeCountryTeamLeague
Alisson Becker27BrazilLiverpoolPremier League
Manuel Neuer33GermanyBayern MunichBundesliga
Ederson26BrazilManchester CityPremier League
Andre Onana23CameroonAjax AmsterdamEredivisie
W.Szczesny29PolandJuventusSerie A
Jan Oblak26SloveniaAtletico MadridLa Liga
K.Arrizabalaga25SpainChelseaPremier League
S.Handanovic35SloveniaInter MilanSerie A
Hugo Lloris32FranceTottenhamPremier League
M-A T. Stegen27GermanyBarcelonaLa Liga

Kopa Trophy Shortlist, 10 Nominees

NameAgeCountryClubLeague
Joao Felix19PortugalAtletico Madrid*La Liga
Jadon Sancho19EnglandB.DortmundBundesliga
Moise Kean19ItalyEverton** Premier League
S.Chukwueze20NigeriaVillarrealLa Liga
Kang-In Lee18South KoreaValenciaLa Liga
M.De Ligt20NetherlandsJuventus***Serie A
Vinicius Jr19BrazilReal MadridLa Liga
Kai Havertz20GermanyBayer LeverkusenBundesliga
M.Guendouzi20FranceArsenalPremier League
Andrii Lunin20UkraineReal Valladolid****La Liga

*Atletico signed Joao Felix from Benfica for £113.4M on July 3, 2019

**Everton signed Moise Kean from Juventus for £24.75M on August 4, 2019

***Juventus signed Matthijs De Ligt from Ajax for £76.95M on July 18, 2019

****Real Madrid signed Andrii Lunin from Zorya Luhansk for £7.65M on July, 1 2018, he was then sent on-loan to Leganes for the 2018/19 season also Andrii was sent on-loan again to Real Valladolid for the 2019/20 season.

Women’s Ballon d’Or Shortlist, 20 Nominees

NameAgeCountryClubLeague
Sam Kerr26AustraliaChicago RS*NWSL
Ellen White30EnglandMan CitySuper League
Nilla Ficher35SwedenWolfsburgBundesliga
Amandine Hemry30FranceLyonDivision 1
Lucy Bronze27EnglandLyonDivision 1
Alex Morgan30United StatesOrlando PrideNWSL
Vivianne Miedema23NetherlandsArsenalSuper League
Dzsenifer Marozsan27GermanyLyonDivision 1
Pernille Harder26DenmarkWolfsburgBundesliga
Sarah Bouhaddi33FranceLyonDivision 1
Megan Rapinoe34United StatesReign FCNWSL
Lieke Martens 26NetherlandsBarcelonaP.Division
S.Van Veenendaal29NetherlandsAtletico P.Division
Wendie Renard29FranceLyonDivision 1
Rose Lavelle24United StatesWashington SNWSL
Marta33BrazilOrlando PrideNWSL
Ada Hegerberg24NorwayLyonDivision 1
Kosovare Asllani30SwedenCD TaconP.Division
Sofia Jakobsson29SwedenCD TaconP.Divison
Tobin Heath31United StatesPortland FCNWSL

*Sam Kerr plays for Perth Glory in the Austalian W-League, she also plays for the Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL.

Ballon D’or Shortlist, 30 Nominees

NameAgeCountryClubLeague
Sadio Mane27SenegalLiverpoolPremier League
Sergio Aguero31ArgentinaManchester CityPremier League
Frenkie De Jong22NetherlandsBarcelona*La Liga
Hugo Lloris32FranceTottenhamPremier League
Dusan Tadic30SerbiaAjaxEredivisie
Kylian Mbappe20FranceParis S-GermainLigue 1
Trent A-Arnold21EnglandLiverpoolPremier League
Donny V.D.Beek22NetherlandsAjaxEredivisie
P. Aubameyang30GabonArsenalPremier League
M.A. Ter Stegen27GermanyBarcelonaLa Liga
C.Ronaldo34PortugalJuventusSerie A
Alisson Becker27BrazilLiverpoolPremier League
M. De Ligt20NetherlandsJuventus**Serie A
Karim Benzema31FranceReal MadridLa Liga
G.Wijnaldum28NetherlandsLiverpoolPremier League
Virgil Van Dijk28NetherlandsLiverpoolPremier League
Bernardo Silva25PortugalManchester CityPremier League
Heung-Min Son27South KoreaTottenhamPremier League
R.Lewandowski31PolandBayern MunichBundesliga
Bobby Firmino28BrazilLiverpoolPremier League
Lionel Messi32ArgentinaBarcelonaLa Liga
Riyad Mahrez28AlgeriaManchester CityPremier League
K. De Bruyne28BelgiumManchester CityPremier League
K.Koulibaly28SenegalNapoliSerie A
A.Griezmann 28FranceBarcelona***La Liga
Mohamed Salah27EgyptLiverpoolPremier League
Eden Hazard 28BelgiumReal Madrid****La Liga
Marquinhos25Brazil PSGLigue 1
R.Sterling24EnglandManchester CityPremier League
Joao Felix19PortugalAtletico*****La Liga

*Barcelona signed Frenkie De Jong for £67.5M from Ajax on July 1, 2019.

**Juventus signed Matthijs De Ligt for £76.9M from Ajax on July 18, 2019.

***Barcelona signed Griezmann for £108M from Atletico on July 14, 2019.

****Real Madrid signed Eden Hazard for £90M from Chelsea on July 1, 2019

*****Atletico signed Joao Felix from Benfica for £113.4M on July 3, 2019

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