Sports news: Ballon d’or 2018 fist 15 nominees is out. (chidera max)



Ballon d’Or season is in full swing, as the first nominations have been revealed

It is 10 years since Juventus attacker Cristiano Ronaldo first won the award, marking the start of an unprecedented duopoly between the Portuguese and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.


The last winner outside of the superhuman pair is Kaka, the Brazilian playmaker who won the prize in 2007.


Here are the first 15:


* Gareth Bale

*Sergio Aguero

* Thibaut Courtois

* Alisson Becker

* Karim Benzema

*Edinson Cavani

** Cristiano Ronaldo

*Kevin de Bruyne

*Roberto Firmino

*Deigo Godin

*Antoine Griezmann

*Harry Kane

*Eden Hazard

*N’Golo Kante


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