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Football clubs with the highest number of players nominated for the Ballon d’Or 2021 award

The 2021 Ballon d’Or award will be given out in November after it was scrapped for the previous season, due to the coronavirus pandemic. But after a year off, the award is now set to make its return as the nominees were revealed on 8th October. The winner of the award will be voted on by 180 journalists and national team captains and coaches, and the award will be given out by France Football. 

The 30-man shortlist for the 2021 Ballon d’Or trophy has been revealed, with some very familiar names all making the list. Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar, Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski, Mohamed Salah, N’Golo Kante and Luka Modric making the list. 

Here’s the list of the football clubs with the highest number of players nominated for the Ballon d’Or 2021 award:

5 – Chelsea

5 – Manchester City

4 – PSG

2 – Real Madrid

2 – Manchester United

2 – Juventus

2 – Inter

1 – Barcelona

1 – Bayern Munich

1 – Liverpool

1 – AC Milan

1 – Borussia Dortmund

1 – Atletico Madrid

1 – Tottenham Hotspur

1 – Villarreal

The UEFA Champions League 2020-21 finalists, Chelsea and Manchester City have the most players on the list, 5 each. They are followed by PSG who have Messi, Neymar and Mbappe as their attacking trio.

Here is a look at the 30 nominees for the 2021 Ballon d’Or award: 

Cesar Azpilicueta

Nicolo Barella

Karim Benzema

Leonardo Bonucci

Kevin De Bruyne

Giorgio Chiellini

Cristiano Ronaldo

Ruben Dias

Gianluigi Donnarumma

Bruno Fernandes

Phil Foden

Erling Haaland

Harry Kane


N’Golo Kante

Simon Kjaer

Robert Lewandowski

Romelu Lukaku

Riyad Mahrez

Lautaro Martinez

Kylian Mbappe

Lionel Messi

Luka Modric

Gerard Moreno

Mason Mount



Mohamed Salah

Raheem Sterling

Luis Suarez

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