Neymar, Paul Pogba and Harry Kane not on Shortlist for Ballon d'Or

in #palnet11 months ago

The Ballon d'Or list was released yesterday and it came to my notice that there are some big omissions in the list. These include PSG forward Neymar, Manchester United Paul Pogba and Tottenham Striker Harry Kane.

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A host of Liverpool player were shortlisted for one of the most prestigious award in football, which is the Ballon d'Or. Apart from Virgil van Dijk, other players chosen form the Reds are Sadio Mane, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohammed Salah, Roberto Firminho, Georginio Wijnaldum and the intelligent goalkeeper Allison.

The Manchester City players that are in the list are also as much as that of Liverpool. This is no surprise as they are one of the most outstanding team in Europe last season. The Manchester City players included in the list are five in number and they are Raheem Sterling, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin de Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and their top Striker Sergio Aguero.

Two players from Tottenham Hotspur manage to make the list. As much as am concerned, they are only chosen to make up the The Tottenham players included are Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min.

The two giant of football Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, who have each won the prestigious award 5 times were also listed to be among the contenders and am sure many would agree with me that they are strong contender for the award this time too.