The World Governing Body for the game has released its list of the best players in 2016. The list has several similar nominees with the Balloon D’Or but there are some notable changes.
Goalkeepers Rui Patricio and Hugo Lloris miss out here while Koke, Godin and Pepe also miss out. Riyad Mahrez is Africa’s only representative while Sergio Ramos is the only defender on the shortlist.
Check out the full list below:
Kevin De Bruyne