The winners will be announced on January 10. Although it seems that those still in contention to win the award are not content with their posititon. Barcelona and Spanish midfielder Xavi admitted that Sneijder deserved to be on the podium after leading Inter to a treble of Cup trophies.
The title of best coach is also up for grabs, and it looks as if Mourinho already has the title wrapped up, but stiff competition still lies within Vincente del Bosque after his heroics with Spain at the 2010 Fifa World Cup. All will be known on January 10.