Prepare to be not be surprised.
The three players on FIFA’s incredible short short-list are as follows.
Lionel Messi (Barcelona & Argentina)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid & Portugal)
Xavi (Barcelona & Spain)
This trio made the last three in 2009 and Messi and Ronaldo have appeared in the short-list for the last five years running.
Who will win? Who deserves to win? Will Leo Messi wear a bow-tie again? Discuss this below.