Meet the finalists of the Golden Ball 2015
November 30 was one of the dates marked in red in the race for the Golden Ball 2015, because that was the day that was given to the various awards finalists. And news about the next day will be January 11, 2016, when the awards gala delivered.
For the Ballon d’Or award 2015 there has been no surprise. The Argentine Leo Messi, also appears to be the favorite, and the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo become two of the finalists, this time joining the usual Brazilian duo Neymar. In the women, the American Lloyd, Japan Miyama and German Sasic are the finalists.
As coaches, Luis Enrique seems the favorite after leading Barcelona in their last triplet of titles. As rival, the Spaniard will have to Pep Guardiola and Sampaoli, who sneaks into the list after winning the Copa America with Chile. In the female category, the finalists are coaches: Sasaki of Japan, Sampson England and Ellis US last world champion.
They have also released the three finalists for the Puskas Award for best goal of the year 2015. In this category appears again Barcelona’s Leo Messi, along with Roma player Florenzi, for the goal that put Barca in League Champions and Brazilian Lira Wendell. Voting to choose the best goal will remain open on the website of the FIFA until the day of the Gala.
Known the finalists in all categories, and can be made speculating about the final winners. It seems that Messi and Luis Enrique, after the triplet Barca and Lloyd Ellis, after the US victory in the Women’s World Cup, are the favorites.