Ronaldo is the favourite after Maplestory 2 Mesos

  • Ronaldo is the favourite after winning the La Liga title and Maplestory 2 Mesos Champions League with Real Madrid last season and will be looking for his second successive crown while Barcelona rival Lionel Messi aims for his first FIFA Best Player award. World record transfer Neymar has replaced last year's third-place Antoine Griezmann The Brazilian will be hoping to turn a page after his on-field spat with Edinson Cavani.

     

    Messi though, could extend his position as the world's best ever - if that's even possible - with his sixth individual honour.It's an announcement that will have brightened up Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar's week, who was swapped in from last year's third-place Antoine Griezmann, after the recent bust-up with team-mate Edinson Cavani over a penalty made all the headlines.

     

    It also presents an opportunity for the Brazilian to climb out of the shadow of Messi, who has arguably dominated world football for so many years. Roberto di Matteo and Jay Jay Okocha were present for FIFA's big release As was England legend Peter Shilton as FIFA revealed nominees for 'The Best Awards' Shilton was part of the PFA team of the century and is an English football Hall of Famer Former Ukraine striker Andre Shevchenko also joined the discussion panel in London

     

    While the men's outfielders' awards were seemingly cheap Maple Story Mesos obvious choices to make, the goalkeeper nominations have caused a stir amongst footballing fandom as Gianluigi Buffon, Keylor Navas and the injured Manuel Neuer make the cut, with many calling for Manchester United's David De Gea to be included.Zinedine Zidane will be looking to become the first to claim a best player and coach award, while he contests with Premier League champions' Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and Juventus.