Johannesburg, Jul 10: FIFA on Friday, Jul 9 unveiled the ten nominees for the FIFA World Cup 2010 Golden Ball award.
The nominees for the tournament's best player title are:
- Diego Forlan - Uruguay
- Asamoah Gyan - Ghana
- Andres Iniesta - Spain
- Lionel Messi - Argentina
- Mesut Oezil - Germany
- Arjen Robben - Netherlands
- Bastian Schweinsteiger - Germany
- Wesley Sneijder - Netherlands
- David Villa - Spain
- Xavi - Spain
As has always been the custom, the winner will be announced after final on Sunday, Jul 11 between Spain and Holland.