THE Ballon d’Or is the biggest annual individual prize in football.
The trophy, organised by France Football Magazine, is the go-to prize to determine the world’s best player.
Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or SIX timesCredit: AFP or licensors
And a year after the prize was axed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, fans are waiting to find out when the 2021 award will be announced.
When is the 2021 Ballon d’Or being announced?
The prize is set to be announced by France Football on Monday, November 29.
As usual, Paris will host a glitzy ceremony at the Chatelet Theatre where the players will be suited and booted.
How can I watch the Ballon d’Or and can I live stream it?
There is a live stream of the Ballon d’Or on L’Equipe’s YouTube channel.
The coverage starts at 7.30pm on Monday.
Eurosport will also live stream the Ballon d’Or on their website and app.
Who has been nominated this year?
- Cesar Azpilicueta – Chelsea
- Nicolo Barella – Inter Milan
- Karim Benzema – Real Madrid
- Leonardo Bonucci – Juventus
- Kevin De Bruyne – Man City
- Giorgio Chiellini – Juventus
- Cristiano Ronaldo – Juventus / Man Utd
- Ruben Dias – Man City
- Gianluigi Donnarumma – AC Milan / PSG
- Bruno Fernandes – Man Utd
- Phil Foden – Man City
- Erling Haaland – Borussia Dortmund
- Jorginho – Chelsea
- Harry Kane – Tottenham
- N’Golo Kante – Chelsea
- Simon Kjaer – AC Milan
- Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich
- Romelu Lukaku – Inter Milan / Chelsea
- Riyad Mahrez – Man City
- Lautaro Martinez – Inter Milan
- Kylian Mbappe – PSG
- Lionel Messi – Barcelona / PSG
- Luka Modric – Real Madrid
- Gerard Moreno – Villarreal
- Mason Mount – Chelsea
- Neymar PSG Pedri – Barcelona
- Mohamed Salah – Liverpool
- Raheem Sterling – Man City
- Luis Suarez – Atletico Madrid