These players can count themselves unlucky to have not made the final three…
The Ballon d’Or finalists were released on Monday, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Manuel Neuer all in with a chance of winning the main prize.
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However, who can feel unlucky about not making the final voting? Here are three players who should have made the list…
Arjen Robben, Bayern Munich
The Dutchman had a fine season last year, playing brilliantly in the World Cup and for Bayern Munich. He managed eighteen goals and eleven assists for both the sides, but was overlooked for the biggest individual prize in football. If he had been playing ten years earlier, then he may well have won multiple Ballon d’Ors by now.