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Sunday December 5 2010
Ballon d'Or snub for Sneijder?

According to the latest reports, Inter's Wesley Sneijder isn't even in the top three for the Ballon d'Or.

He had been among the early favourites after winning an historic Treble with the Nerazzurri and taking Holland to the World Cup Final.

However, the Gazzetta dello Sport claims it has an inside scoop on the results of the Player of the Year Award.

Spain's World Cup triumph was enough to put Andres Iniesta on top in an all-Barcelona podium.

He is followed by Spain teammate Xavi and last year's winner, Leo Messi.

It is another snub for Inter, considering Diego Milito didn't even make the short-list.

For the first time this year, the France Football award and FIFA World Player of the Year are combined into a single trophy.

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