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Ballon d'Or List Announced

FIFA have announced their shortlists for this year's illustrious Ballon d'Or, World Coach of the Year and other annual awards to be handed to the year's inspirational sporting heroes.

The winners of which will be announced on January 10, 2011 in Zurich. The gala will include for the second time the FIFA Puskas award for the most beautiful goal and the FIFA Fair Play award among a host of other team and individual accolades.

The eagerly anticipated World Player of the Year list has been dominated by those who shone in South Africa over the summer, enlightening the world during the FIFA 2010 World Cup. Holders Spain and semi-finalists Germany make up most of the 23-man list.

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sokrates2193d ago

Diego Forlan. Amazing season last year- and sending Uruguay to World cup bronze!!!

ad4mb2192d ago

Wesley Sneijder deserves it imo

moha102192d ago

Xavi!!! Amazing player, playing in the best team in the world

zico2192d ago

Messi, no doubt. See what he has done with Barca, and without Maradona as Arg.manager he will win the next world cup in 2014, thats for sure!

kulka2192d ago

Xavi for me the best player when injured Barca struggles he not Messi is best at Barca

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