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Ballon d'or 2022 Nominations: No messi, No Neymar

Messi and him PSG teammate Neymar no dey Ballon d'or 2022 30-man nomination list

France football don release di list of people wey dey in line for di 2022 ballon d'or wey be one of di biggest individual award any football player fit get.

One thing wey football fans go notice be say Lionel Messi wey don win dis award 7 times no even make di list dis season sake of him slow start for PSG.

Ronaldo wey dey di list dey very unlikely to kpakuka di award sake of him trophyless season with Manchester United.

Another surprise be say Neymar no follow for di nominations.

All dis changes wey we dey see don dey show say football in general don dey move pass Messi-Ronaldo era. Dis year, Karim Benzema dey very likely to win di award sake of him ogbonge performance last season as him cari Real Madrid win La Liga and Champions league. 

 

Na di nominees be dis:

Thibaut Courtois (BEL, Real Madrid)

Rafael Leao (POR, AC Milan)

Mohamed Salah (EGY, Liverpool)

Joshua Kimmich (GER, Bayern Munich)

Christopher Nkunku (FRA, RB Leipzig)

Trent Alexander-Arnold (ANG, Liverpool)

Robert Lewandowski (POL, Bayern Munich then FC Barcelona)

Bernardo Silva (POR, Manchester City)

Vinicius Junior (BRE, Real Madrid)

Luis Diaz (COL, FC Porto then Liverpool)

Karim Benzema (FRA, Real Madrid)

Fabinho (BRE, Liverpool)

Riyad Mahrez (ALG, Manchester City)

Heung-min Son (CDS, Tottenham)

Casemiro (BRE, Real Madrid)

Phil Foden (ENG, Manchester City)

Harry Kane (ENG, Tottenham)

Sadio Mané (SEN, Liverpool then Bayern Munich)

Darwin Nunez (URU, Benfica then Liverpool)

Mike Maignan (FRA, AC Milan)

Kevin De Bruyne (BEL, Manchester City)

Sébastien Haller (CIV, Ajax then Borussia Dortmund)

Luka Modric (CRO, Real Madrid)

Cristiano Ronaldo (POR, Manchester United)

Antonio Rüdiger (GER, Chelsea then Real Madrid)

Joao Cancelo (POR, Manchester City)

Erling Haaland (NOR, Borussia Dortmund then Manchester City)

Kylian Mbappé (FRA, PSG)

Virgil Van Dijk (HOL, Liverpool)

Dusan Vlahovic (SER, Fiorentina then Juventus).

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