Why were Chiesa, Insigne and Verratti snubbed from Ballon d’Or shortlist?

France Football has named a 30-man shortlist for the Ballon d’Or and Stephen Kasiewicz wonders why Federico Chiesa, Lorenzo Insigne and Marco Verratti do not feature among the best players of the year. The annual announcement of the Ballon d’Or nomination list can turn even the most rational football fan into a conspiracy theorist. It … Continue reading Why were Chiesa, Insigne and Verratti snubbed from Ballon d’Or shortlist?