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Power Rankings Ballon d’Or Women 2024: Aitana Bonmati jumps to first place in bid for consecutive Ballon d’Or

The last three Ballon d’Or winners have represented Barcelona and Spain, and it seems likely at this stage that at least one of these themes will continue

As the women’s season in Europe enters the ‘business end’ and the Champions League final looms, the debate over who could win this year’s individual honors is only growing – and there is no greater prize than the Ballon d’Or .

Aitana Bonmati won the crown last year, after back-to-back wins ahead of her Spain and Barcelona teammate Alexia Putellas. The chances of another Spaniard or another Barca star getting their hands on the famous accolade look high again this time, with La Roja favorites for this summer’s Olympics and Barca with a chance of retaining their European title.

But there are many factors that come into play when it comes to the Ballon d’Or Feminin – and indeed all the individual awards in women’s football. With the sport still growing in reach and recognition, some who fully deserve to be nominated can often be overlooked if they aren’t household names, making appearances on the biggest stages even more important.

With the season just starting in the United States and the Olympic Games sure to play a big role later this year, this list is sure to change a lot in 2024. But who currently has a chance to win the Ballon d’Or Feminin? GOAL Take a look at the contenders…

Previous update: April 19, 2024.