With Popp and Oberdorf: The candidates for the Ballon dOr

Five players on the shortlist are under contract with Olympique Lyon in France and at FC Barcelona in Spain. As Wolfsburg, Toolbox and also Chelsea are twice represented.

A total amount of 20 players are readily available, consisting of Spaniard Alexia Putellas, who won the 2021 price.


The national players come from the list of prospects who published the French magazine France Football on Friday. Popp as well as Oberdorf just recently reached the last at the European Championship in England, which was narrowly shed to the hosts.

the 20 candidates at a look:

Lena Oberdorf-Wolfsburg
Alexandra Popp-Wolfsburg
Selma Bacha-Lyon
Fridolina Rolfo-Barcelona
Vivianne Miedema-Arsenal
Lucy Bronze-Barcelona
Sam Kerr-Schelsea
Christiane Endler-Lyon
Catarina Macario-Lyon
Alexia Putellas-Barcelona
Aitana Bonmati-Barcelona
Wendie Renard-Lyon
Alex Morgan-San Diego Wave
Beth Mead collection
Asisat Oshoala-Barcelona

Marie-Antoinette Katoto-Paris Saint-Germain
Millie Bright-Schchelsea
Trinity Rodman-Washington Spirit
Ada Hegerberg-Lyon