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Ballon d’Or award nominees: Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Eden Hazard on list

Ballon d’Or award nominees: Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Eden Hazard on list

Cristiano Ronaldo is in the running for his third-consecutive Ballon d’Or as he leads the men’s ominations, with France Football release their list of 30 at staggered intervals throughout the day.

The Juventus forward helped Real Madrid to a third successive Champions League title in May, scoring 44 goals in 44 games in all competitions in his final season at the club.

The individual honour, which is European football’s oldest having been awarded every year since 1956, has been won by either Ronaldo or Lionel Messi for the past 10 years — with each winning a record five.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is among the latest nominations after another impressive year, winning the World Cup Golden Boot with England.nike nfl jerseys for cheap

Eden Hazard is also on the latest set of names on the list after an impressive World Cup campaign with Belgium and a fast start to the new season at Chelsea.1

World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann, who has said he wants Ballon d’or recognition, is on the list, as well international teammate N’Golo Kante and Real Madrid midfielder Isco.

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne was among the second set of nominations after winning the Premier League, Carabao Cup and Community Shield, while also playing a major role in helping Belgium finish third at the World Cup.

Fellow Belgium international Thibaut Courtois is also on the list despite a shaky start to life at Real Madrid, while Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino receives a nomination after their run to the Champions League final.cheap nfl nike jerseys china

Uruguay captain Diego Godin completed the second set of nominations after winning the Europa League with Atletico Madrid.

Sergio Aguero was the first nominee on Monday morning after scoring 26 goals in 33 games in 2018 for club and country as Manchester City won three trophies.

He was followed by Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson, who made a then-world record transfer to the club after helping Roma to the Champions League semifinals.