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Recall that this afternoon is also the female Golden Ball, in which the favorite is the American Megan Rapinoe. Here, the Olympique de Lyon nominees, the team with the most representation. Below, Sofia Jakobsson and Kosovare Asslani, from Sweden and from the CD Heel.


The Barça delegation


The ten finalists for the Golden Ball are, in alphabetical order: Alisson, Messi, Mbappé, Lewanowski, Mahrez, Cristiano Ronaldo, Van Dijk, Salh, Mané and Bernardo Silva


Barcelona players are already at the gala.


France Football has been announcing throughout the afternoon the order of the 30 players nominated for the Golden Ball, leaving only the order of the top ten for the gala. This is the top 30 at the moment:

11th Frenkie De Jong

12th Raheem Sterling

13th Eden Hazard

14th Kevin De Bruyne

15th Matthijs De Ligt

16th Sergio Agüero

17th Roberto Firmino

18th Antoine Griezmann

19th Trent Alexander-Arnold

20th Pierre Emerick Aubameyang

- Dusan Tadic

22nd Heung Min Son

23rd Hugo Lloris

24th Kalidou Koulibaly

- Marc André Ter Stegen

26th Karim Benzema

- Georgino Wijnaldum

28th Joao Felix

- Marquinhos

- Donny Van de Beek


Leo Messi is the main candidate to win the award, followed by Virgil Van Dick and Mohamed Salah, both European champions with Liverpool. According to the bets, Cristiano Ronaldo would stay off the podium.


France Football magazine awards the 2019 Best Player award for which only journalists have voted. Former footballer Didier Drogba and journalist Sandy Heribert will be the presenters of the ceremony, and Real Madrid player Luka Modric , current winner, will be in charge of delivering the prize.


Good afternoon and welcome to the live broadcast of the 2019 Golden Ball gala, which starts at 8:30 p.m., and is held at the Châtelet Theater in Paris .

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