Bronze and White nominated for Women’s Ballon d’Or

Two Lionesses nominated for Ballon D;Or
Lionesses duo Ellen White and Lucy Bronze nominated for Women’s Ballon D’Or. (Photo: Lynne Cameron for The FA)

England’s Lucy Bronze and Ellen White are among 20 players nominated for the 2019 Women’s Ballon d’Or.

Bronze has this year won the World Cup Silver Ball, UEFA Women’s Player of the Year and was the only Lioness in the FIFPro Women’s World XI, while white was awarded the FIFA Women’s World Cup Bronze Boot.

The winner of the Women’s Ballon d’Or will be revealed at an awards ceremony in Paris on 2 December.

The nominees:

Lucy Bronze (Lyon)
Ellen White (Manchester City)
Sam Kerr (Chicago Red Stars)
Nilla Fischer (VfL Wolfsburg)
Amandine Henry (Lyon)
Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride)
Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal)
Dzenifer Marozsan (Lyon)
Pernille Harder (VfL Wolfsburg)
Sarah Bouhaddi (Lyon)
Marta (Orlando Pride)
Ada Hegerberg (Lyon)
Kosovare Asllani (CD Tacon)
Sofia Jakobsson (CD Tacon)
Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns)
Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC)
Lieke Martens (Barcelona)
Sari van Veenendaal (Atletico Madrid)
Wendie Renard (Lyon)
Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit)

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