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Lionel Messi news: Lionel Messi misses cut for Ballon d’Or list of nominees

Nyon: Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi was omitted from the 30-man list of nominees for the prestigious award on Friday for the first time since 2005. The Argentina great edged out Poland striker Robert Lewandowski for the Ballon d’Or last year but was not nominated this time after an underwhelming first season at Paris …

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Seven-Time Winner Lionel Messi Misses Out On Ballon d’Or Nomination

Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi paid a high price for an underwhelming first season with Paris Saint-Germain when he was left off the 30-strong list for this year’s coveted football award. Lucy Bronze, who was runner-up in 2019, is one of three members of England’s Euro-winning squad to be short-listed for the women’s award.  …

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Ballon dOr shortlist: Messi omitted, Benzema the favorite; Top 30

The Ballon d’Or shortlist is out for 2022, and there’s a glaring omission.  Lionel Messi, the seven-time honoree and reigning winner of France Football’s prestigious prize, has been left out of the running for the first time since 2005. His PSG teammate, Neymar, also did not make the final cut, while the second-most successful player …

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Ballon d’Or 2022 nominees shortlist announcement LIVE – Karim Benzema, Beth Mead, Alexia Putellas in contention

The shortlists for the various 2022 Ballon d’Or awards will be revealed on Friday afternoon as France Football holds its nominees announcement, and you can follow all the latest developments with us right here. The French publication awards the most prestigious individual prize in football and a live show will be hosted via L’Equipe from …

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