Nominees for all four awards at the Ballon dOr 2023 ceremony

The 67th Ballon d’Or awards ceremony will take place on Monday night, October 30th, 2023, with Erling Haaland and Lionel Messi the favorites to win football’s most coveted individual award.

Haaland scored an impressive 52 goals in 53 appearances for Manchester City last season, winning the Premier League, Champions League, and FA Cup in the process. Meanwhile, Messi won the World Cup with Argentina before joining Inter Miami from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer.

In addition to the Golden Ball, the winner of the Women’s Golden Ball will also be announced by France Football organizers. Spain and Barcelona star Aitana Bonmati is the favorite to win the award, while Millie Bright, Rachel Daly, Georgia Stanway, and Mary Earps are the British contenders.

The Yashin Trophy will be presented at the ceremony in Paris, too. This award is presented to the world’s best goalkeeper, with Andre Onana, Aaron Ramsdale, and Ederson in the running.

There is a fourth main prize to be won, the Kopa Trophy, which is presented to the best player under the age of 21.  The ceremony, which is taking place at the Theatre du Chatelet, will start at 8 p.m. BST.

Here are the nominees for all four awards.

Ballon d’Or nominees

  • Josko Gvardiol (RB Leipzig and Manchester City)

  • Andre Onana (Inter Milan and Manchester United)

  • Karim Benzema (Real Madrid and Al-Ittihad)

  • Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

  • Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich)

  • Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)

  • Randal Kolo Muani (Eintracht Frankfurt and Paris Saint-Germain)

  • Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid)

  • Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)

  • Bernardo Silva (Manchester City)

  • Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (Napoli)

  • Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa)

  • Ruben Dias (Manchester City)

  • Nicolo Barella (Inter Milan)

  • Erling Haaland (Manchester City)

  • Martin Odegaard (Arsenal)

  • Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City and Barcelona)

  • Yassine Bounou (Sevilla and Al-Hilal)

  • Julian Alvarez (Manchester City)

  • Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid)

  • Rodrigo (Manchester City)

  • Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Miami)

  • Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid)

  • Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan)

  • Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona)

  • Kim Min-jae (Napoli and Bayern Munich)

  • Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

  • Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-German)

  • Victor Osimhen (Napoli)

  • Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Munich)

Ballon d’Or Feminin nominees

  • Daphne Van Domselaar (Twente and Aston Villa)

  • Lena Oberdorf (VfL Wolfsburg)

  • Hinata Miyazawa (MyNavi Sendai)

  • Millie Bright (Chelsea)

  • Salma Paralluelo (Barcelona)

  • Sophia Smith (Portland Thorns)

  • Hayley Raso (Manchester City and Real Madrid)

  • Amanda Ilestedt (Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal)

  • Georgia Stanway (Bayern Munich)

  • Olga Carmona (Real Madrid)

  • Fridolina Rolfo (Barcelona)

  • Rachel Daly (Aston Villa)

  • Alba Redondo (Levante)

  • Lina Caicedo (Real Madrid)

  • Kadidiatou Diani (Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyonnais)

  • Patricia Guijarro (Barcelona)

  • Ewa Pajor (VfL Wolfsburg)

  • Guro Reiten (Chelsea)

  • Sam Kerr (Chelsea)

  • Debinha (North Carolina Courage and Kansas City Current)

  • Aitana Bonmati (Barcelona)

  • Alexandra Popp (Vfl Wolfsburg)

  • Yui Hasegawa (Manchester City)

  • Jill Roord (VfL Wolfsburg and Manchester City)

  • Katie McCabe (Arsenal)

  • Wendie Renard (Olympique Lyonnais)

  • Asisat Oshoala (Barcelona)

  • Mary Earps (Manchester United)

  • Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw (Manchester City)

  • Mapi Leon (Barcelona)

    Yashin Trophy nominees

    • Brice Samba (Lens)

    • Dominik Livakovic (Dinamo Zagreb and Fenerbahce)

    • Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal)

    • Andre Onana (Inter Milan and Manchester United)

    • Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa)

    • Ederson (Manchester City)

    • Marc-Andre Ter Stegen (Barcelona)

    • Mike Maignan (AC Milan)

    • Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid)

    • Yassine Bounou (Sevilla and Al-Hilal)

      Kopa Trophy nominees

      • Xavi (RB Leipzig / PSV Eindhoven)

      • Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich)

      • Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund / Real Madrid)

      • Alejandro Balde (Barcelona)

      • Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid)

      • Gavi (Barcelona)

      • Rasmus Höjlund (Atalanta / Manchester United)

      • Pedri (Barcelona)

      • Antonio Silva (Benfica)

      • Elye Wahi (HSC Montpellier / RC Lens)

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