Ballon d'Or: Messi? Ronaldo? Bale? Test yourself in our picture quiz

Ballon d'Or ceremony
Date: Monday, 12 December Time: From 16:30 GMT Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app

Could it happen? Could someone other than Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi win the Ballon d'Or on Monday?

The 30-strong list of nominees features a host of players with strong claims on the award, given to the world's best player in the calendar year.

But how well do you know them? Which one could you pick out in a crowd of thousands, and who would you not recognise if they were sitting opposite you?

See the full Ballon d'Or shortlist

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