A preview of Messi's, Neymar's and Ronaldo's year in 2015 that led to their nomination for the Ballon d'Or.

The winner of the 2015 Ballon d’Or will be announced on Monday at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. As millions of football fans all over the world await the big announcement, LiveSoccerTV takes you through the journey of the three remaining contestants; Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo, in 2015.

Lionel Messi

The Argentina international was in superb form for Barcelona in 2015 by steering them to five titles. Here is a quick preview of his most iconic moments of the year 2015:

January 18: Messi scores a hat-trick against Deportivo away from the Camp Nou, six days after Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or.

April 18: Messi scores his 400th Barcelona goal with a brace against Valencia

May 2: He scores a brace against Cordoba to cruise past the 50 goal mark for the season

May 6: Four days later, Messi scores one of the greatest goals in Champions League history by humiliating Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng. 

May 17: Messi scores the only goal of the match against Atletico Madrid to hand Barcelona the La Liga title. 

May 30: Messi scores a brace against Athletic to hand Barcelona the Copa del Rey. On Monday, he could also win the Puskas award for one of the goals he scored during the Copa del Rey final. 

June 6: The 28-year-old steers Barcelona to win the prestigious Champions League trophy 

July 4:  Chile beat Argentina in the Copa America, but despite the loss, Messi is named the player of the tournament

August 11: Messi scores two free-kicks against Sevilla to help Barcelona lift the European Super Cup final 

August 27: Messi is named the UEFA Best Player in Europe for the second timeMessi receives the UEFA Player of the Year award September 16: Messi becomes the youngest player to make his 100th appearance in the Champions League

November 24: Messi returns from a two-month injury to score twice against AS Roma in the Champions League

December 20: Messi scores against River Plate in the finals of the Club World Cup

December 30: He scores his 52nd goal for Barca against Real Betis at the Camp Nou


January 24: Neymar scores a brace and provides two assists to help Barca beat Elche 5-0

January 28: Neymar takes Barca to the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a brace against Atletico 

April 21: The Brazilian provides a stunning performance for Barca against PSG in the Champions League semi-finals

May 9: Neymar scores his 50th goal for Barca in a 2-0 win against Real Sociedad

May 12: Neymar scores against Bayern to help Barca book a Champions League final spot against Juventus

June 6: Neymar scores the third goal for Barca in the Champions League finals against JuventusNeymar scores against Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final

September 8: The former Santos man scores twice for Brazil against USA. This was his 46th goal in 67 games.

October 3: Neymar scores a goal in his 100th appearance for Barcelona

October 17: Neymar scores four times as Barca beat Rayo Vallecano 5-2

November 8: The youngster scores one of the best goals of 2015 against Villarreal

November 21: The 23-year-old help Barca cruise past Real Madrid in El Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu. Barca won the math 4-0.

November 28: Neymar scores a brace to end the year with a total of 45 goals for Barca and Brazil

November 30: Neymar is confirmed as one of the three finalists of the 2015 Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo

January 12:  Ronaldo wins the 2014 Ballon d’OrCristiano wins the 2014 Ballon d'OrFebruary 7: Ronaldo’s Real Madrid suffer a humiliating 4-0 defeat in the hands of their bitter rivals Atletico Madrid

February 18: Ronaldo scores in a goal in the Champions League away at Schalke, his 12th consecutive away goal in the Champions League

April 5: The Portuguese scores five goals in the 9-1 win over Granada

May 17: Ronaldo scores 3 consecutive hat-tricks in three games

May 23: The former Man United star scores three more goals against Getafe to sum up the season with 61 goals for Los Blancos

June 13: Ronaldo scores a hat-trick for Portugal against Armenia in the European Champions qualifier

September 12: Ronaldo scores five goals against Espanyol to become Real Madrid’s all-time La Liga goalscorerRonaldo celebrates one of his goals against EspanyolSeptember 15: The Portugal international scores a hat-trick against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League. This was his 80th goal in the competition, therefore supursing Messi’s record.

September 30: He scores two more goals away to Malmo to surpass the 500-goal mark for club and country

October 17: Ronaldo scores against Levante to become Real Madrid’s all-time top scorer

November 30: He is confirmed as part of the last three finalists for the 2015 Ballon d’Or

December 8: His four goals against Malmo make him the highest goal scorer at the group stage of the Champions League with 11 goals

December 30: Ronaldo scores his 57th goal of the year

As the Ballon d'Or awards kick off on Monday in Zurich, all eyes will be on the famous trio who have found their way to the top of the game. It will be a defining and historic moment, particularly for the talented Neymar Jr, who is eyeing his first ever Ballon d'Or award. On the other hand, Messi is looking forward to winning his fifth Player of the Year award while Ronaldo is seeking his fourth. Who will win the coveted award? Only time will tell. 

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