Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer were announced as the three nominees for the
FIFA Ballon d'Or on December 2014.
From this final shortlist, journalists, national coaches and
captains will vote for the winner of the FIFA Ballon d’Or and the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year.
The winners of all of the awards will be revealed at the FIFA Ballon d’Or gala as part of a televised
show at the Zurich Kongresshaus on January 2015.
BALLON D'OR SHORTLIST:
1. Cristiano RONALDO
2. Lionel MESSI
3. Manuel NEUER