FIFA Ballon d'Or Nominees
Defenders and Keepers:
Manuel Neuer (GK), Rui Patricio (GK), Gianluigi Buffon (GK), Hugo Lloris (GK), Sergio Ramos, Diego Godín and Pepe.
Arturo Vidal, Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet, Luka Modric, Riyad Mahrez, Toni Kroos, Koke, Andres Iniesta, Kevin De Bruyne, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Jamie Vardy, Luis Suarez, Sergio Aguero, Neymar, Thomas Muller, Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gonzalo Higuain, Antoine Griezmann, Cristiano Ronaldo and Aubameyang.
Why can't Pepe win Ballon d'Or ??
Pepe was MOM in EURO CUP final and played an important role in a defense in UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL.because of him France won't be able to score against Portugal in the final.Portugal defense denied every shot of France attack.Sometimes defender also deserves to win FIFA Ballon d'Or.
Messi is favorite to win FIFA Ballon d'Or.
Messi is in stunning form in this season.Messi scored 15 goals,Assisted 6 goals in just 13 games,more than anybody in this season.Messi's influence in the game is so great.He can pass so well, he can score ,create more opportunities for his teammates,he can't do only one thing in football is a header.