FIFA Ballon d'Or

Iniesta, Messi, Ronaldo on Ballon d'Or list

November 29, 2012
By ESPN staff
Andres Iniesta will compete with favourites Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for this year's FIFA Ballon d'Or award.

• World XI shortlist of 55

The 23-man list for the prize, which has been a merger of the European Footballer of the Year and the World Player of the Year since 2010, has been whittled down to a three-man shortlist.

Barcelona star Messi, 25, is the current holder of the award, having won it for a second time in a row last year, pipping Real ...

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