C. Ronaldo & Hazard Excluded! FIFA Confirm Team Of The Year 2023 Nominees | SEE FULL LIST


Cristiano Ronaldo, Eden Hazard and Hakim Ziyech have been exempted from the list of nominees for the FIFA 2023 Team Of The Year.

FIFA Team Of The Year 2023
Ronaldo and Hazard

Football governing body FIFA has announced 100 nominees for the FIFA 2023 Team Of Year, and key notable players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Hakim Ziyech, and Eden Hazard, to mention a few, were excluded from the list.

Here is a full list of the nominees:

FIFA 23 TOTY Goalkeepers - Nominees

  • Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid and Belgium)
  • Gregor Kobel (Borussia Dortmund and Denmark)
  • Mike Maignan (AC Milan and France)
  • Alisson (Liverpool and Brazil)
  • Ederson (Manchester City and Brazil)
  • Wojciech Szczesny (Juventus and Poland)
  • Kevin Trapp (Frankfurt and Germany)
  • Yassine Bounou (Sevilla and Morocco)
  • Hugo Lloris (Tottenham and France)
  • Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa and Argentina)

FIFA 2023 Team Of The Year Defenders - Nominees

  • Marcos Acuna (Sevilla and Argentina)
  • Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil)
  • Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina and Italy)
  • Joao Cancelo (Manchester City and Portugal)
  • Jonathan Clauss (Marseille and France)
  • Thiago Silva (Chelsea and Brazil)
  • Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich and Canada)
  • Jeremie Frimpong (Bayer Leverkusen and Netherlands)
  • Eder Militao (Real Madrid and Brazil)
  • Ruben Dias (Manchester City and Portugal)
  • Grimaldo (Benfica and Spain)
  • Achraf Hakimi (Paris Saint-Germain and Morocco)
  • Theo Hernandez (AC Milan and France)
  • Reece James (Chelsea and England)
  • Kalidou Koulibaly (Chelsea and Senegal)
  • Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica and Argentina)
  • Gleison Bremer (Juventus and Brazil)
  • Niklas Sule (Borussia Dortmund and Germany)
  • Fikayo Tomori (AC Milan and England)
  • Kieran Trippier (Newcastle United and England)
  • Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool and Netherlands)
  • Josko Gvardiol (RB Leipzig and Croatia)
  • Jules Kounde (Barcelona and France)
  • Cristian Romero (Tottenham and Argentina)
  • Dayot Upamecano (Bayern Munich and France)

FIFA 2023 TOTY Midfielders - Nominees

  • Nicolo Barella (Inter Milan and Italy)
  • Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund and Germany)
  • Steven Berghuis (Ajax and Netherlands)
  • Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan and Croatia)
  • Bernardo Silva (Manchester City and Portugal)
  • Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City and Belgium)
  • Moussa Diaby (Bayer Leverkusen and France)
  • Nabil Fekir (Real Betis and France)
  • Seko Fofana (Lens and Cote d'Ivoire)
  • Pedri (Barcelona and Spain)
  • Vincenzo Grifo (Freibirg and Italy)
  • Rodri (Manchester City and Spain)
  • Daichi Kamada (Frankfurt and Japan)
  • Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich and Germany)
  • Filip Kostic (Juventus and Serbia)
  • Toni Kroos (Real Madrid and Germany)
  • Merino (Real Sociedad and Spain)
  • Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio and Serbia)
  • Luka Modric (Real Madrid and Croatia)
  • Martin Odegaard (Arsenal and Norway)
  • Parejo (Villarreal and Spain)
  • Lorenzo Pellegrini (AS Roma and Italy)
  • Declan Rice (West Ham United and England)
  • Bukayo Saka (Arsenal and England)
  • Aurelien Tchouameni (Real Madrid and France)
  • Sandro Tonali (AC Milan and Italy)
  • Federico Valverde (Real Madrid and Uruguay)
  • Casemiro (Manchester United and Brazil)
  • Sofyan Amrabat (Fiorentina and Morocco)
  • Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United and Portugal)
  • Ritsu Doan (Freiburg and Japan)
  • Enzo Fernandez (Benfica and Argentina)
  • Ivan Perisic (Tottenham and Croatia)
  • Adrian Rabiot (Juventus and France)

FIFA 23 TOTY Attackers - Nominees

  • Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo and Spain)
  • Wissam Ben Yedder (AS Monaco and France)
  • Karim Benzema (Real Madrid and France)
  • Rafael Leao (AC Milan and Portugal)
  • Neymar Jr. (Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil)
  • Vinicius Jr. (Real Madrid and Brazil)
  • Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona and France)
  • Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid and Portugal)
  • Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal and Brazil)
  • Phil Foden (Manchester City and England)
  • Cody Gakpo (Liverpool and Netherlands)
  • Erling Haaland (Manchester City and Norway)
  • Borja Iglesias (Real Betis and Spain)
  • Ciro Immobile (Lazio and Italy)
  • Harry Kane (Tottenham and England)
  • Randal Kolo Muani (Frankfurt and France)
  • Dejan Kulusevski (Tottenham and Sweden)
  • Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona and Poland)
  • Sadio Mane (Bayern Munich and Senegal)
  • Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan and Argentina)
  • Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain and France)
  • Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain and Argentina)
  • Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig and France)
  • Darwin Nunez (Liverpool and Uruguay)
  • Victor Osimhen (Napoli and Nigeria)
  • Mohammed Salah (Liverpool and Egypt)
  • Heung-Min Son (Tottenham and South Korea)
  • Martin Terrier (Rennes and France)
  • Dusan Vlahovic (Juventus and Serbia)
  • Olivier Giroud (AC Milan and France)
  • Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid and France)

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