Today has released the list of 59 players vying for the award | There are seven players from Real Madrid among the nominees
Seven FC Barcelona players appear on the first list of 59 players who will compete for the FIFA Golden Ball award will be presented on January 11th in Zurich (Switzerland). They Are Leo Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar, Iniesta, Rakitic, Claudio Bravo and Mascherano. Surprised by the absence of Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets. In addition to Iniesta, among the selected four more Spanish players: Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Morata, David de Gea and Diego Costa.
This nurtured preselection, unveiled Friday by La Gazzetta dello Sport, is led by Argentine Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been dealt the last seven editions of the award for best footballer on the planet.
The list will be shortened to a list of 23 finalists that FIFA announced. For now, Argentina is the country most represented with six players, followed by Spain and Chile, with five each.
Courtesy Car Service Barcelona airport