Wales forward Gareth Bale and England striker Harry Kane are among the nominees for the 2018 Ballon d’Or.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero and midfielder Kevin de Bruyne are also contenders, as are Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson and forward Robert Firmino.
Chelsea’s Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante are also on the 30-man list, which is being revealed five players at a time.
The Ballon d’Or, a prestigious award that was first presented in 1956, is given to the best player of the year.
The ceremony to announce the winner will take place in Paris on 3 December, when a women’s award will also be presented for the first time.
Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who joined Juventus from Real Madrid in the summer, won last year’s Ballon d’Or and is again a contender.
Tottenham’s Kane, 25, helped England reach the semi-finals of the World Cup in Russia, while 29-year-old Bale scored twice for Real Madrid in the Champions League win over Liverpool.