Seven La Liga stars named on 2022 Ballon d’Or shortlist | OneFootball
Seven La Liga stars named on 2022 Ballon d’Or shortlist
La Liga have received seven player nominations for the prestigious 2022 Ballon d’Or Award.
After scooping two major honours at the end of the 2021/22 season, Los Blancos have been rewarded with Thibaut Courtois, Casemiro, Luka Modric, Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior all included.
Summer signing Antonio Rudiger has also been named alongside new Barcelona star Robert Lewandowski following his switch from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.
Benzema is the current favourite to replace Messi as the 2022 winner with the announcement set to be confirmed on October 7, ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in November.
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