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Ballon d’Or 2011 Nominations: Wayne Rooney & Nani on shortlist

Posted on November 01, 2011  by Stretford-end  in Awards, Man United   33 Comments »
Ballon d'Or 2011 Nominations: Wayne Rooney & Nani on shortlist

Wayne Rooney & Luis Nani celebrate

Author: Stretford_End

Wayne Rooney and Luis Nani have been nominated for FIFA’s prestigious Ballon d’Or award, whilst Sir Alex Ferguson has been shortlisted for the manager of year award. Cristiano Ronaldo was the last Manchester United (and English based player) to win the award back in 2008, following is incredible 42 goal season where United won the Premier League and European Cup. Bobby Charlton, George Best and Denis Law are the other three Manchester United players to have won the award. In recent years, Barcelona – and Lionel Messi – have dominated the voting. So, can you see Rooney or Nani picking the 2011 trophy up?

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