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Ballon D'or 2012

Postby Hams » Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:55 pm

Player Nominees

Sergio Aguero (Manchester City/Argentina)
Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid/Spain),
Mario Balotelli (Manchester City/Italy),
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid/France),
Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus/Italy),
Sergio Busquets (Barcelona/Spain),
Iker Casillas (Real Madrid/Spain),
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal),
Didier Drogba (Shanghai Shenhua/Ivory Coast),
Radamel Falcao (Atletico Madrid/Colombia),
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris St Germain/Sweden),
Andres Iniesta (Barcelona/Spain),
Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina),
Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich/Germany)
Neymar (Santos/Brazil),
Mesut Ozil (Real Madrid/Germany)
Gerard Pique (Barcelona/Spain)
Andrea Pirlo (Juventus/Italy),
Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid/Spain),
Wayne Rooney (Manchester United/England)
Yaya Toure (Manchester City/Ivory Coast),
Robin van Persie (Manchester United/Netherlands),
Xavi (Barcelona/Spain)

Coach nominees
Vicente del Bosque (Spain/Spain national team),
Roberto Di Matteo (Italy/Chelsea),
Alex Ferguson (Scotland/Manchester United),
Pep Guardiola (Spain/Barcelona),
Jupp Heynckes (Germany/Bayern Munich),
Juergen Klopp (Germany/Borussia Dortmund),
Joachim Loew (Germany/Germany national team),
Roberto Mancini (Italy/Manchester City),
Jose Mourinho (Portugal/Real Madrid),
Cesare Prandelli (Italy/Italy national team)

The shortlist will be narrowed down to three names for each category on 29 November.

Which 3 players and coaches do you think will make the short lists and go on to win the Ballon D'or award for 2012?
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Postby Hams » Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:59 pm

I think the following will be shortlisted.

3 players - Ronaldo,Messi,Falcao

Ballon D'or Winner - Ronaldo

3 coaches - Del Bosque,Mourinho,Di Matteo

Ballon D'or Winner - Del Bosque
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Postby eaman » Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:07 pm

well said almeida. thats exactly true. also hams messi has 12 goals in eight internationals this year
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Postby VisUnitaFortior » Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:28 pm

Even though Messi didn't win much this year I can't see him not given winning his scoring record. I imagine Del Bosque will win for coach award, would be hilarious if Di Matteo won. Imagine how awkward it would be for any Chelsea representatives at the ceremony! :D
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Postby Hams » Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:13 pm

The short list has been announced for this years Balon D'or.

Players

Lionel Messi
Christiano Ronaldo
Andres Iniesta

Coaches

Pep Guardiola
Vicente Del Bosque
Jose Mourinho

I would love to see Iniesta who is my favourite Spanish player win FIFA's player of the year ward.

Any more comments now that the short list has been announced?
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Postby Almeida » Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:21 pm

messi period
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