Liverpool dominate Ballon d'Or nominees list

France Football have announced the 30-man shortlist for the 2019 Ballon d'Or award.

European champions, Liverpool, were the team with the most nominees on the list with seven players making the cut, while there were also five Manchester City players nominated, as well as two from Tottenham Hotspur and one from Arsenal

Those shortlisted for the award, and their clubs, are: 

Ajax: Donny van de Beek, Dusan Tadic

Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Atletico Madrid: Joao Felix (formerly of Benfica)

Barcelona: Antoine Griezmann (formerly of Atletico Madrid), Frenkie de Jong (formerly of Ajax), Lionel Messi, Marc-Andre ter Stegen

Bayern Munich: Robert Lewandowski

Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo, Matthijs de Ligt (formerly of Ajax)

Liverpool: Alisson Becker, Georginio Wijnaldum, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk

Manchester City: Bernardo Silva, Kevin de Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, Riyad Mahrez, Sergio Aguero

Napoli: Kalidou Koulibaly

Paris Saint Germain: Kylian Mbappe, Marquinhos

Real Madrid: Eden Hazard (formerly of Chelsea), Karim Benzema

Tottenham Hotspur: Hugo Lloris, Son Heung-min

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