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Schweinsteiger, Müller and Özil on Men’s Shortlist for World Player of the Year
FIFA unveiled the candidates for the Ballon d’Or award and for the FIFA World Coach of the Year today. The final decision will be made by the national teams’ captains and and their coaches as well as by international Media representatives. The names of the three finalists will be announced on 5 December 2011 and the winners will then be revealed in a televised ceremony in Zurich on 9 January 2012.
Real Madrid’s Mesut Özil as well as Bayern’s Bastian Schweinsteiger and Golden Boot winner Thomas Müller are all in contention for World Player of the Year.
In addition, Germany’s head coach Joachim Löw and Dortmund’s coach Jürgen Klopp were both nominated for Coach of the Year.
You can see a full list of the nominees here.
Pretty sure Peniel Mlapa singing “Hoffe, Hoffe” is my new favorite thing.