NEWS
Thursday December 7 2017
Ballon d'Or: Dybala 15th, Buffon fourth?

Paulo Dybala finished 15th in the Ballon d’Or rankings, with Leonardo Bonucci 21st, but it’s reported Gigi Buffon will get fourth place.

France Football are releasing the full list in a gradual countdown before crowning expected winner Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid.

It’s reported the top four are Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Neymar (Barcelona and PSG) and Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus).

Meanwhile, Buffon’s erstwhile Juve teammates Dybala and Bonucci have made it into the list, with La Joya taking 15th and the now Milan defender in 21st position alongside Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund.

Roma striker Edin Dzeko was already named 28th and Dries Mertens of Napoli 29th.