Ballon D'Or 2018: Pogba reveals his three choices

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Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has a global appeal, we all know that, but does he really deserve to win the 2018 Balon d'Or?

Sergio Aguero has been nominated for the Ballon d'Or.

The former won a domestic double with Barcelona while the latter picked up a Champions League winners medal for the third successive year with Los Blancos, before jumping ship to Juventus in the summer.

During the turn of the decade FIFA and Ballon d'Or merged together and was presented as one prestigious award but that association came to an end in 2016.

Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale and Manchester City's Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne also featured among a list of familiar names.

Wales worldwide Gareth Bale, scorer of a brace in Real's European final win over Liverpool, is among the 10 names already released.

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PSG trio Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani are the only Ligue 1 players.

Four goalkeepers are also among the 30 - Thibaut Courtois of Belgium and Real Madrid, Liverpool and Brazil stopper Alisson Becker, Tottenham's France World Cup victor Hugo Lloris and Atletico's Jan Oblak.

The ceremony to announce the victor will take place in Paris on 3 December, when a women's award will be presented for the first time.

"In this best team in the world, there must be the best player in the world, right?"

Paris Saint-Germain wonderkid Kylian Mbappe is playing like Cristiano Ronaldo during his time at Manchester United, according to France teammate Antoine Griezmann.