Real Madrid is the most represented club with six; Barcelona and Bayern, with four and Atletico and Juventus with three.
Confirmed: Spain sends in the final list of nominees for the BALÓN DE ORO players after the final round of nominees for the BALÓN DE ORO appeared in which Sergio Ramos and Luis Suarez (plus Vardy, Arturo Vidal and Rui Patricio). Up to 13 of the 30 players who aspire to the trophy, which holds Messi, militate teams Laliga Santander.
That 43,3% of players who play in our country are divided between Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico. The white team is the club most represented of all, with six players (Cristiano, Bale, Kroos, Sergio Ramos, Modric and Pepe: the latter two are released in a final list for the Ballon d’Or). The white team and travels to Barcelona, which last year was the team that brought players; this year has four (Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez and Iniesta). Atletico Madrid enters history as the first three players while providing a definitive list: Griezmann, Godin and Koke.
As for the other European leagues, Bayern also includes four players on the list of 30, while Juventus, three, plus Buffon and Dybala, Higuain is from the summer footballer Reigning Serie A, but could be considered much of the credit for what Pogba is in the final list of 30 are derived from their performances at Juventus, but in August he signed for Manchester United.
The Premier League is after Santander Laliga the most players included in the final list of 30, with eight players; Bundesliga five; A three series; and the Portuguese league, one.
This year we have changed the rules of the Golden Ball, and now the final list are not 23, but 30, but compared to last year there are 15 players who repeat: Aguero, Bale, Christian, De Bruyne, Ibrahimovich, Iniesta, Kroos, Lewandowski, Messi, Müller, Neuer, Neymar, Pogba, Luis Suarez and Arturo Vidal.
As for nationalities, France and Argentina include four players; Spain, Germany and Portugal, three; Uruguay and two. Then, Italy, Belgium, Chile, Poland, Sweden, Croatia, Wales, Gabon, Brazil, Algeria and England.
This is the final list of 30 nominees for the Golden Ball
1. Agüero (Manchester City)
2. Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund)
3. Bale (Real Madrid)
4. Buffon (Juventus)
5. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
6. De Bruyne (Manchester City)
7. Dybala (Juventus)
8. Godin (Atletico Madrid)
9. Griezmann (Atletico de Madrid)
10. Higuaín (Juventus)
11. Ibrahimovic (Manchester United)
12 Iniesta (Barcelona)
13. Koke (Atletico Madrid)
14. Kroos (Real Madrid)
15. Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
16. Messi (Barcelona)
17. Modric (Real Madrid)
18. Mahrez (Leicester)
19. Lloris (Tottenham)
20. Müller (Bayern)
21. Neymar (Barcelona)
22. Pepe (Real Madrid)
23. Payet (West Ham)
24. Pogba (Manchester United)
25 Neuer (Bayern)
26. Rui Patricio (Sporting Portugal)
27. Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
28. Luis Suarez (Barcelona)
29. Vardy (Leicester)
30. Arturo Vidal (Bayern Munich)