Ballon d'Or nominees: Holder Cristiano Ronaldo headlines final group

Ballon d'Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo, the hot favourite to retain his crown in 2017, has been included in the final group of nominations for the award.

Ronaldo, who won LaLiga and the Champions League with Real Madrid last season, is joined by club-mate Isco in the last quintet of nominations revealed by organisers France Football.

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