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2015 Ballon d'Or Results

The Ballon d'Or award is an annual football award for the best international player from the previous year. Between 2010 and 2015 the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA Player of the Year awards were merged to create the FIFA Ballon d'Or.

Messi's Ballon d'Or from 2015Messi's Ballon d'Or from 2015

Below are the nominees in the final order after voting for the 2015 award. The winner was Lionel Messi, the fifth time he has won this award. See the list of all Ballon d'Or winners.

Final order for the men's 2015 Ballon d'Or

Order Player Club Nationality Percent
1 Lionel Messi Barcelona Argentina 41.33
2 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Portugal 27.76
3 Neymar Barcelona Brazil 7.86
4 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich Poland 4.17
5 Luis Suárez Barcelona Uruguay 3.38
6 Thomas Müller Bayern Munich Germany 2.21
7 Manuel Neuer Bayern Munich Germany 1.97
8 Eden Hazard Chelsea Belgium 1.33
9 Andrés Iniesta Barcelona Spain 1.24
10 Alexis Sánchez Arsenal Chile 1.18
11 Zlatan Ibrahimović Paris Saint-Germain Sweden 1.13
12 Yaya Touré Manchester City Ivory Coast 0.89
13 Sergio Agüero Manchester City Argentina 0.86
14 Javier Mascherano Barcelona Argentina 0.79
15 Paul Pogba Juventus France 0.72
16 Gareth Bale Real Madrid Wales 0.65
17 Arturo Vidal Juventus /  Bayern Munich Chile 0.58
18 Kevin De Bruyne VfL Wolfsburg /  Manchester City Belgium 0.47
19 James Rodríguez Real Madrid Colombia 0.45
20 Karim Benzema Real Madrid France 0.4
21 Toni Kroos Real Madrid Germany 0.2931
22 Arjen Robben Bayern Munich Netherlands 0.293
23 Ivan Rakitić Barcelona Croatia 0.05

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