- The Argentine, Lionel Messi from Barcelona.
- The Portuguese, Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid and
- The Frenchman Franck Ribery from Bayern Munich.
are the Top Three best football players of the year announced by FIFA for Ballon d’or 2013.
Barcelona striker and the four-time winner Lionel Messi has been shortlisted in the best three players for Ballon d’or 2013.
He is the only one who has nominated for the seven times in top 3 players list, consecutively. The 26-year-old has proved himself with his excellent performance both in La Liga & for his country. He has the record of top goal scorer in the qualification games of World Cup 2014.
Real Madrid ace striker Cristiano Ronaldo has been selected in the top-3 list of Ballon d’or. As far as Ronaldo’s performance concern, the 28-year-old is the top scorer both in Champions League and La Liga this season.
The Frenchman, Franck Ribery is the final nominee who is selected in the list of top 3 players for Ballon d’or. The midfielder helps Bayern Munich to achieve the top position in Bundesliga standings plus The Bavarians are still unbeaten in this season.
Ballon D’or 2013 Winner Date
January 13, 2014, will be the date for the announcement of Ballon D’or 2013 winner in Switzerland.