FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014 Nominees - PES 2015 Ratings

FIFA yesterday unveiled the official 23-player FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014 shortlist, which includes 23 great players, who stood out during this year's World Cup or in the 2013-14 Champions League. In this article we want to take a look at the PES 2015 ratings of the world's best players in cooperation with PES Master.

The PES 2015 player overall ratings in this video are taken from the official PES 2015 preview version. Thanks to Prorevo for their great Top 500 PES 2015 Players video.

FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014 Nominees and their PES 2015 Ratings

Here are the world's best players and their PES 2015 overall ratings.

The FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014 shortlist includes 23 players and is dominated by players from the 2014 World Cup winning team of Germany and the 2014 Champions League winners Real Madrid.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the big favourite to win his 2nd consecutive Ballon d'Or and 3rd in total following his record-breaking 13-14 Champions League campaign during which he scored 17 goals. He is also the highest-rated PES 2015 player with an overall rating of 95, on par with Barcelona's Lionel Messi, who won four consecutive Ballon d'Or titles from 2009 to 2012.

Manuel Neuer was most recently backed to win the title by legendary AC Milan forward Andriy Shevchenko and is also the highest-rated PES 2015 goalkeeper with 93. Zlatan Ibrahimović, another big Ballon d'Or 2014 candidate, is also rated 93.

The rest of the Ballon d'Or 2014 contenders is rated in between mid-80s and 90 in PES 2015, while Barcelona defensive midfielder Javier Mascherano is the lowest-rated with 82.

While the six highest rated PES 2015 players from the official preview version are all included in FIFA's shortlist, quite a few of the best PES 2015 players didn't make it, including such illustrious names as Robin van Persie, Thiago Silva, Luis Suárez, Edinson Cavani, Sergio Agüero, Juan Mata, Wayne Rooney or Gianluigi Buffon.

Check out all PES 2015 player stats on PES Master.