World football governing body, FIFA, has announced the date for the unveiling of the 2014 nominees for the annual award ‘Ballon d’Or.
With Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Real Madrid believed as the top contenders after winning the award four and two times respectively, world’s leading players will be able to confirm if they make the 23 man nominees list on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
A statement from FIFA released on Thursday, October 9, 2014, reads:
Argentine player, Lionel Messi is the only player in World that has won the award four times in a row.
Source: - NET