Ballon d’Or 2023 Male, Female Nominees

In the world of football, the Ballon d’Or is a very important award. It celebrates the best football players in the world. This year, in 2023, the event will happen in Paris, France. It’s a big deal! We have all the information you need about this exciting event.

The Big Day

The Ballon d’Or 2023 will take place on Monday at 8:30 p.m. in Paris. People from all over the world will be watching to see who wins.

Categories and Nominees

There are four main categories at the Ballon d’Or 2023. Three of them are for male players, and one is for female players. Let’s take a look at who’s been nominated for this year’s award.

Ballon d’Or 2023 Male Nominees

Player NameClubs
Josko GvardiolRB Leipzig and Manchester City
Andre OnanaInter Milan and Manchester United
Karim BenzemaReal Madrid and Al-Ittihad
Mohamed SalahLiverpool
Jamal MusialaBayern Munich
Bukayo SakaArsenal
Randal Kolo MuaniEintracht Frankfurt and Paris Saint-Germain
Jude BellinghamBorussia Dortmund and Real Madrid
Kevin De BruyneManchester City
Bernardo SilvaManchester City
Khvicha KvaratskheliaNapoli
Emiliano MartinezAston Villa
Ruben DiasManchester City
Nicolo BarellaInter Milan
Erling HaalandManchester City
Martin OdegaardArsenal
Ilkay GundoganManchester City and Barcelona
Yassine BounouSevilla and Al-Hilal
Julian AlvarezManchester City
Vinicius JrReal Madrid
RodrigoManchester City
Lionel MessiParis Saint-Germain and Inter Miami
Antoine GriezmannAtletico Madrid
Lautaro MartinezInter Milan
Robert LewandowskiBarcelona
Kim Min-jaeNapoli and Bayern Munich
Luka ModricReal Madrid
Kylian MbappeParis Saint-Germain
Victor OsimhenNapoli
Harry KaneTottenham Hotspur and Bayern Munich

Ballon d’Or 2023 Female Nominees

Player NameClubs
Daphne Van DomselaarTwente and Aston Villa
Lena OberdorfVfl Wolfsburg
Hinata MiyazawaMyNavi Sendai
Millie BrightChelsea
Salma ParallueloBarcelona
Sophia SmithPortland Thorns
Hayley RasoManchester City and Real Madrid
Amanda IlestedtParis Saint-Germain and Arsenal
Georgia StanwayBayern Munich
Olga CarmonaReal Madrid
Fridolina RolfoBarcelona
Rachel DalyAston Villa
Alba RedondoLevante
Lina CaicedoReal Madrid
Kadidiatou DianiParis Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyonnais
Patricia GuijarroBarcelona
Ewa PajorVfl Wolfsburg
Guro ReitenChelsea
Sam KerrChelsea
DebinhaNorth Carlina Courage and Kansas City Current
Aitana BonmatiBarcelona
Alexandra PoppVfl Wolfsburg
Yui HasegawaManchester City
Jill RoordVfl Wolfsburg and Manchester City
Katie McCabeArsenal
Wendie RenardOlympique Lyonnais
Asisat OshoalaBarcelona
Mary EarpsManchester United
Khadija ‘Bunny’ ShawManchester City
Mapi LeonBarcelona

Favorites to Watch

This year, the Ballon d’Or has a new way of picking winners. It looks at how well players did in the 2022/23 season. Right now, everyone is talking about Lionel Messi. He led Argentina to victory in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and he’s the favorite to win his eighth Ballon d’Or.

But don’t forget Karim Benzema. He’s been amazing for Real Madrid, and Aitana Bonmati helped Spain win the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. They are strong contenders too.

Get ready for a night full of excitement as we find out who takes home the Ballon d’Or in 2023. Stay tuned for updates and exclusive insights from the event. It’s a night for celebrating football excellence and honoring the best in the world!

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