2011 Ballon d’Or Shortlist Revealed

Prepare to be not be surprised.

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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.

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