The FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013 (Golden ball) trophy is displayed at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on January 13, 2014, ahead of the Ballon d'Or award ceremony. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ballon D’or Award Date Has Been Revealed And One Player From Man United Is Nominated To Win

France Football has officially revealed the date of the Ballon D’or award for 2017 alongside with the nominees which include one player from Manchester United.

The magazine has mentioned that the official reveal of the 62nd winner’s name will be on 7th of December 2017, on the French channel, L’Équipe, and 30 nominees will compete for the award.

The 30 names list will include some usual names such as Lionel Messi Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid. Moreover, other players are included such as Lukas Modric, Toni Kroos,Buffon,Dybala,Suarez and others.

On the other hand, the Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, is officially included in the nominees list that may win the Ballon D’or award.

De Gea this season is one of the best goalkeeper in the world where he has the most clean sheets in the top 5 leagues in Europe, and the least conceded goals at home, 0 goals. De Gea helped Manchester United secure the second place this season so far with 23 points, and 8 points away from Manchester City who is on the table of the Premier League table with 31 points.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the favorite to win the Ballon D’or after helping his team, Real Madrid, win La Liga and Champions League in addition tot he Super Cup against Barcelona. Also he helped his national team, Portugal, qualify directly to the World Cup in Russia next year, 2018.

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