Khvicha Kvaratskhelia Nominated for Ballon d’Or

Olivier Galego
By Olivier GalegoLast Update: 07 September 2023

The Georgian national team, including striker Khvicha Kvaratskhelia of Italian club Napoli, is one of the nominees for the Ballon d’Or award presented by France Football to the best footballer in the world at the end of the calendar year.

After his first season in Europe, the 22-year-old Georgian was named one of the 30 best players in the world.

Last season, Kvaratskhelia helped Napoli win the Scudetto for the first time in 33 years by assisting more goals than any other player in Serie A.