Candidates to the 2010 FIFA Player of the Year Award – analysis

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Candidates to the 2010 FIFA Player of the Year Award  – analysis

I know there’s still more than five months left till the end of the year, but now that both the club season and the World Cup are over, some players have established themselves as candidates to the most prestigious individual award in football and it’s safe to say that there will be no surprises and, come December, one of them will take the FIFA Ballon D’Or Award.

Lionel Messi was the 2009 winner, and he is a candidate to retain his title. But some other players also had great seasons and are looking to dethrone the Argentinean star.

Who will be crowned the new king of football? It’s up to the coaches and captains of all the national teams in the world to decide it in the end of the year.

For now, let’s take a look at all the candidates and analyze their chances:

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