Ballon d’Or nominees
The first batch of potential winners was announced earlier in the day, with Real Madrid duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale nominated alongside Sergio Aguero, Gianluigi Buffon and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic ,Andrés Iniesta ,Koke ,Toni Kroos ,Robert Lewandowski are also there on the list of Ballon d’Or nominees.
Renato Sanches has won the Golden Boy award for Europe’s best young player, pipping England international Marcus Rashford for the prize.
The Portugal midfielder, still just 19, won a European Championship this year – the first in his nation’s history – to go with a Portuguese league title. He earned himself a big-money move to Bayern Munich in the summer and is going about establishing his place in Carlo Ancelotti’s side.