Osimhen, Messi, Haaland named among 2023 Ballon d’Or nominees [Full List]

Osimhen, Messi, Haaland named among 2023 Ballon d'Or nominees [Full List] 1

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen was named along with Inter Miami captain Lionel Messi and Manchester City dangerman Erling Haaland on the 2023 Ballon d’Or nominees list.

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The Super Eagles man hit 26 goals for the Partenopei as they won their first Scudetto in 33 years.

He will faceoff with Haaland, who scored 36 goals in the Premier League and helped City win the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.

The 2023 nominees were revealed on Wednesday by the award organizers ahead of the ceremony in Paris on October 30, 2023.

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See the list below:

Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid)
Harry Kane (Bayern Munich)
Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)
Martin Odegaard (Arsenal)
Erling Haaland (Man City)
Bernardo Silva (Man City)
Kevin De Bruyne (Man City)
Rodri (Manchester City)
Julian Alvarez (Man City)
Ruben Dias (Man City)
Josko Gvardiol (Man City)
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
Andre Onana (Manchester United)
Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa)
Lionel Messi (Inter Miami)
Kylian Mbappe (PSG)
Randal Kolo Muani (PSG)
Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich)
Kim Min-Jae (Bayern Munich)
Karim Benzema (Al-Ittihad)
Vinicius Jr. (Real Madrid)
Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona)
Ilkay Gundogan (Barcelona)
Victor Osimhen (Napoli)
Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (Napoli)
Nicola Barella (Inter Milan)
Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan)
Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid)
Yassine Bounou (Al Hilal)

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