Ballon d’Or 2022 Nominees: Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo nominated as Messi and Neymar miss out on shortlist

Odds on favorite, Karim Benzema and his former teammate, Cristiano Ronaldo have been nominated for the 2022 Ballon d’Or, but there is no place on the shortlist for Paris Saint-Germain duo Lionel Messi and Neymar. 

Messi has won the award a record seven times more than any other player in history but does not make the list for the first time…