2015.10.20 | fifa.com


Today FIFA together with France Football announced the final 23 players long shortlist for the 2015 Ballon D'Or 'Best player in the world'-price. Zlatan is nominated.


As the only PSG-player Zlatan is on the Ballon D'Or-shortlist for the 10th time total, and fourth straight year. His best position was 4th in 2013 and he has been in the top 10 five times.


National team coaches and captains as well as one journalist/country will vote on their top 3 and then the results will be revealed on the FIFA Ballon D'Or gala in Zürich on 16 January 2016.


Zlatan's previous nominations to Ballon D'Or - and final position after the voting:

2003 - 20th.

2004 - 14th.

2005 - 8th.

2007 - 7th.

2008 - 9th.

2009 - 7th.

2012 - 10th.

2013 - 4th.

2014 - 13th.

2015 - ?


FIFA Ballon D'Or Shortlist 2015:

Sergio Agüero, Argentina (Manchester City)

Gareth Bale, Wales (Real Madrid)

Karim Benzema, France (Real Madrid)

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal (Real Madrid)

Kevin De Bruyne, Belgium (Wolfsburg/Manchester City)

Eden Hazard, Belgium (Chelsea)

Zlatan Ibrahimović, Sverige (Paris Saint-Germain)

Andrés Iniesta, Spain (Barcelona)

Toni Kroos, Germany (Real Madrid)

Robert Lewandowski, Poland (Bayern Münich)

Javier Mascherano, Argentine (Barcelona)

Lionel Messi, Argentine (Barcelona)

Thomas Müller, Germany (Bayern Münich)

Manuel Neuer, Germany (Bayern Münich)

Neymar, Brazil (Barcelona)

Paul Pogba, France (Juventus)

Ivan Rakitic, Croatia (Barcelona)

Arjen Robben, Holland (Bayern Münich)

James Rodríguez, Colombia (Real Madrid)

Alexis Sánchez, Chile (Arsenal)

Luis Suárez, Uruguay (Barcelona)

Yaya Touré, Ivory Coast (Manchester City)

Arturo Vidal, Chile (Juventus/FC Bayern Münich)


Source: fifa.com.