Modric v Ronaldo rematch as Ballon d'Or nominees unveiled
Modric v Ronaldo rematch as Ballon d'Or nominees unveiled
Bale scored a spectacular overhead kick in the Champions League final in May as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1
09 October, 2018, 11:33
Ronaldo won the award past year.
Ronaldo, now facing allegations of rape dating back to 2009 that he strenuously denies, has already won the Ballon d'Or five times and is the current holder of the award.
Chelsea midfielder Kante was a pivotal figure in France's World Cup success and helped his club win the FA Cup in May.
Hazard was voted second best player at the World Cup behind Croatia captain Luka Modric while Tottenham striker Kane claimed the Golden Boot at the finals this summer with six goals.
Nominees for the honour are being released gradually throughout Monday, with Manchester City pair Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne and Liverpool duo Alisson Becker and Roberto Firmino the current Premier League contenders.
Completing the final 15 nominees for France Football's prize are Real Madrid'sMarcelo and Sergio Ramos, Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak and Barcelona forward Luis Suarez.
And Coral have made him 2-5 to scoop this prize too, which commences in Paris on the 3 December.
A panel of journalists selects the Ballon d'Or victor which was first established in 1956 and will this year feature a women's award for the first time.
The Spain worldwide, who was named in the FIFA FIFPro World 11 last month, has not been included in the latest group of five nominees for France Football's individual prize.
Roberto Firmino from Brazil, Liverpool and Diego Godin from Uruguay, Atletico Madrid.
France internationals Amandine Henry, Amel Majri and Wendie Renard are joined on the list by Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan, England's Lucy Bronze, Ada Hegerberg of Norway and Japan defender Saki Kumagai.
The Ballon d'Or has been awarded by France Football every year since 1956, with former England worldwide Sir Stanley Matthews the first victor.
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