⭕ Ballon d'Or 2022 nominees (1/3):


🇧🇪 Thibaut Courtois

🇵🇹 Rafael Leao

🇫🇷 Christopher Nkunku

🇪🇬 Mohamed Salah

🇩🇪 Joshua Kimmich

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Trent Alexander-Arnold

🇧🇷 Vinicius Jr

🇵🇹 Bernardo Silva

🇨🇴 Luis Diaz

🇫🇷 Karim Benzema

🇵🇱 Robert Lewandowski

🇩🇿 Riyad Mahrez

🇧🇷 Casemiro

🇰🇷 Son Heung-Min

🇧🇷 Fabinho

🇫🇷 Mike Maignan

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Harry Kane

🇺🇾 Darwin Nunez

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Phil Foden

🇸🇳 Sadio Mane

🇨🇮 Sebastien Haller

🇭🇷 Luka Modric

🇩🇪 Antonio Rudiger

🇵🇹 Cristiano Ronaldo

🇧🇪 Kevin De Bruyne

🇷🇸 Dusan Vlahovic

🇳🇱 Virgil van Dijk

🇵🇹 Joao Cancelo

🇫🇷 Kylian Mbappe

🇳🇴 Erling Haaland 


Lionel Messi ❌
Neymar Jr. ❌

It's the first time since 2005 that Lionel Messi wasn't included on the Ballon d'Or 30-man shortlist 🤷‍♂️


Lionel Messi wasn't the only major snub, these players also missed out on a nomination:

- Neymar  
- Rodri 
- Thiago 
- Thomas Muller
- Mason Mount