Mike Maignan and Rafael Leao have both been nominated for prestigious rewards in recognition for their role in last season’s Scudetto win.
Leao was named as the Serie A MVP for his exploits in the 2021-22 Scudetto win as he racked up double figures in goals and assists across all competitions, and France Football have confirmed he is on the Ballon d’Or shortlist.
Nominated for the 2022 Ballon d’Or … ✨🌕
— Ballon d'Or #ballondor (@francefootball) August 12, 2022
Meanwhile, they also revealed that Mike Maignan is on the shortlist for the Yachine Trophy – which is an award for goalkeepers – but he has also been named on the 30-man Ballon d’Or shortlist too.
— SempreMilan 🏆 (@SempreMilanCom) August 12, 2022