We finally know the identity of the remaining players that can claim the title of best player in the 2015/2016 season.
While bettors are betting on the identity of the future Ballon d'Or, UEFA has delivered the list of the finalists of 2015/2016 season's best player. A list that was developed based on votes from reporters of 55 member associations of the instance of European football. Each of the journalists gives 5 top players of the year. The first on the list gets five points, the second four, and so on.
While we're waiting to know the names of the three finalists on August 5th and the lucky winner on August 25th, let's see the list of the 10 finalists. We can see the créme de la créme of the soccer world, but with only one French player and the absence of a talented Brazilian...
Gareth Bale (Real Madrid and wales)
Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus and Italy)
Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid and France)
Toni Kroos (Real Madrid and germany)
Lionel Messi (Barcelona and Argentina)
Thomas Müller (Bayern München and germany)
Manuel Neuer (Bayern München and germany)
Pepe (Real Madrid and Portugal)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid and Portugal)
Luis Suárez (Barcelona and Uruguay)
Last year it was Leo Messi that took the award home, unfortunately for Luis Suarez who had his eyes set on something else that day...