Ronaldo, Ribery, Messi on shortlist

December 9, 2013
By ESPN staff & Ian Holyman, France Correspondent

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Franck Ribery have been named on FIFA’s three-man shortlist for the Ballon d’Or.

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