Full List Of Nominees For The 2018 Ballon d’Or Award
Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale and Manchester City’s Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne were among the first 10 nominees for the Ballon d’Or award announced on Monday, October 8, 2018.
Bale, who scored two goals in Real’s triumph in the final of the Champions League against Liverpool, joins his club teammate Karim Benzema among the first wave of 30 nominees for the year’s best player.
De Bruyne was nominated for helping his club win the Premier League and his country reach the World Cup semi-finals.
The winner of the prestigious award organised by France Football magazine will be announced on December 3.
Meanwhile, here is the full list of nominees for men’s and women’s Ballon d’Or award announced today:
Men’s nominees (30)
Kevin De Bruyne
Women’s nominees (15)