FIFA has released the names of three finalists in the big race for the Golden Ball known as Ballon d’Or, which on 11 January next year will be awarded to the best player. Captains of all teams and national teams coaches with journalist from France Football will vote for their best player in 2015.

Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo shortlisted for 2015 Ballon d’Or.

FIFA made a shortlist in which they are two Barcelona’s stars Lionel Messi and Neymar and defending champion from the last year Cristiano Ronaldo. To recall, the brilliant Argentinian Lionel Messi has four golden balls in his cabinet so far, Cristiano Ronaldo three, while Neymar made his way to this list for the first time.

Watch goals of Barca duo Messi-Neymar

In addition, voters will elect the best coach in 2015, and in this shortlist are Barcelona coach Luis Enrique, Bavarians boss Pep Guardiola and Chilean national team boss Jorge Sampaoli.

Let us also mention that that FIFA also made a shortlist of Women’s World Player of the Year and there are Carli Lloyd, Aya Miyama and Celia Sasic.

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