The famed Ballon d’Or list has been set with Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United all represented by their best and brightest. But who deserves the award the most? Take a look at the list and let us know.
England internationals Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard are among 11 Premier League players shortlisted for this year’s Ballon d’Or.
The trio are the only British representatives for the award alongside the likes of Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo – the clear favourite – and Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Nemanja Vidic, Edwin van der Sar (all Manchester United), Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba, Michael Ballack (all Chelsea), Steven Gerrard, Fernando Torres (both Liverpool), Cesc Fabregas, Emmanuel Adebayor (both Arsenal), Iker Casillas, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Rafael van der Vaart, Sergio Ramos, Pepe (all Real Madrid), Lionel Messi, Xavi, Samuel Eto’o (all Barcelona), Sergio Aguero (Atletico Madrid), David Villa (Valencia), Marcos Senna (Villarreal), Kaka (AC Milan), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Inter Milan), Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Franck Ribery, Luca Toni (both Bayern Munich), Andrei Arshavin (Zenit St Petersburg), Yuri Zhirkov (CSKA Moscow). Karim Benzema (Lyon)
Most would agree that CRon is the clear choice at the moment; but maybe you disagree. Who would you choose to take home the coveted award?