Ballon d’Or 2022 : Rankings reveal underway

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The 66th Ballon d’Or ceremony takes place at the Theatre du Chatelet, Paris on Monday night, with proceedings set to kick off at 19:30 BST.

A whole host of awards will be presented to some of the best players in the world, most notably the Ballon d’Or. France Football will also announce the Ballon d’Or Féminin, as well as the Kopa Trophy (awarded to the most accomplished under-21 player) and the Yashin Trophy (recognizing the best goalkeeper).

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is the favorite to pick up the men’s award, Barcelona playmaker Alexia Putellas has been tipped to win a second straight Women’s Ballon d’Or and the award will be presented on the basis of performances over the course of a season for the first time. rather than per calendar year – this year’s ceremony was moved due to the upcoming World Cup.

Ballon d’Or 2022 LIVE- rankings reveal

The winner of the Ballon d’Or will be announced late on Monday evening, but the ranking reveal has already begun over on France Fooball’s official Twitter account.


16. Virgil van Dijk – Liverpool
17. Dusan Vlahovic – Fiorentina/Juventus
18. Luis Diaz – Porto/Liverpool
19. Casemiro – Real Madrid/Manchester United
20. Cristiano Ronaldo – Manchester United
21. Harry Kane – Tottenham Hotspur
22= Bernardo Silva – Manchester City
22= Phil Foden – Manchester City
22= Trent Alexander-Arnold – Liverpool
25= Christopher Nkunku  RB Leipzig
25= Joao Cancelo – Manchester City
25= Antonio Rudiger – Chelsea/Real Madrid
25= Joshua Kimmich – Bayern Munich
25= Mike Maignan – AC Milan
25= Darwin Nunez  Benfica/Liverpool

Who is nominated for the Ballon d’Or 2022?

The nominees for the 2022 Ballon d’Or were revealed on 12 August.

Karim Benzema is the firm favourite after his heroics with Real Madrid in the Champions League, though Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are expected to challenge. Robert Lewandowski will also hope to finish high up the rankings after some impressive goalscoring in both the Bundesliga and La Liga.

Ballon d’Or 2022 nominees

  • Thibaut Courtois – Real Madrid
  • Rafael Leao – AC Milan
  • Christopher Nkunku – RB Leipzig
  • Mohamed Salah – Liverpool
  • Joshua Kimmich – Bayern Munich
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold – Liverpool
  • Vinicius Junior – Real Madrid
  • Bernardo Silva – Manchester City
  • Luis Diaz – Porto/Liverpool
  • Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich/Barcelona
  • Riyad Mahrez – Manchester City
  • Casemiro – Real Madrid
  • Son Heung-min – Tottenham Hotspur
  • Fabinho – Liverpool
  • Karim Benzema – Real Madrid
  • Mike Maignan – AC Milan
  • Harry Kane – Tottenham Hotspur
  • Darwin Nunez – Benfica/Liverpool
  • Phil Foden – Manchester City
  • Sadio Mane – Liverpool/Bayern Munich
  • Sebastien Haller – Ajax/Borussia Dortmund
  • Luka Modric – Real Madrid
  • Antonio Rudiger – Chelsea/Real Madrid
  • Cristiano Ronaldo – Manchester United
  • Kevin De Bruyne – Manchester City
  • Dusan Vlahovic – Fiorentina/Juventus
  • Virgil van Dijk – Liverpool
  • Joao Cancelo – Manchester City
  • Kylian Mbappe – Paris Saint-Germain
  • Erling Haaland – Borussia Dortmund/Manchester City

Who is nominated for the Ballon d’Or Feminin 2022?

The nominees for the Ballon d’Or Feminin 2022 were revealed on 12 August and current holder
Alexia Putellas is up for the gong again.

Sam Kerr has had a brilliant year, Vivianne Miedema was prolific again in the Women’s Super League and Beth Mead inspired England to Euro 2022 glory.

2022 Ballon d’Or Feminin nominees

  • Selma Bacha – Lyon
  • Fridolina Rolfo – Barcelona
  • Vivianne Miedema – Arsenal
  • Lucy Bronze – Barcelona
  • Sam Kerr – Chelsea
  • Christiane Endler – Lyon
  • Lena Oberdorf – Wolfsburg
  • Kadidiatou Diani – Paris Saint-Germain
  • Catarina Macario – Lyon
  • Alexia Putellas – Barcelona
  • Alexandra Popp – Wolfsburg
  • Aitana Bonmati – Barcelona
  • Wendie Renard – Lyon
  • Alex Morgan – San Diego Wave
  • Beth Mead – Arsenal
  • Asisat Oshoala – Barcelona
  • Marie Antoinette Katoto – Paris Saint-Germain
  • Millie Bright – Chelsea
  • Trinity Rodman – Washington Spirit
  • Ada Hegerberg – Lyon

Who is nominated for the Kopa Trophy 2022?

The Kopa Trophy is given to the best performing player under the age of 21 and is currently held by Barça’s Pedri.

Among the favourites for the award from the official 2022 shortlist are Jude BellinghamBukayo SakaGavi and Eduardo Camavinga.

Bellingham is joined on the shortlist by Dortmund teammate Karim Adeyemi, with a further four players from the Bundesliga.


2022 Kopa Trophy nominees

  • Karim Adeyemi – Borussia Dortmund
  • Jude Bellingham – Borussia Dortmund
  • Eduardo Camavinga – Real Madrid
  • Gavi – Barcelona
  • Ryan Gravenberch – Bayern Munich
  • Nuno Mendes – Paris Saint-Germain
  • Jamal Musiala – Bayern Munich
  • Josko Gvardiol – RB Leipzig
  • Bukayo Saka – Arsenal
  • Florian Wirtz – Bayer Leverkusen

 

Who is nominated for the Yashin Trophy 2022?

The Yashin Trophy is awarded to the best performing goalkeeper and named after USSR great Lev Yashin.

It is currently held by Gianluigi Donnarumma, who played a key role in Italy’s triumph at Euro 2020.

Among the nominated goalkeepers for the 2022 title are Real Madrid stopper Thibaut Courtois, Bayern Munich stalwart Manuel Neuer and Liverpool’s Alisson.


2022 Yashin Trophy nominees

    • Yassine Bounou – Sevilla
    • Alisson – Liverpool
    • Thibaut Courtois – Real Madrid
    • Ederson – Manchester City
    • Mike Maignan – AC Milan
    • Edouard Mendy – Chelsea
    • Manuel Neuer – Bayern Munich
    • Jan Oblak – Atletico Madrid
    • Kevin Trapp – Eintracht Frankfurt
    • Hugo Lloris – Tottenham

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