The 25-year-old was part of France's World Cup winning team, scoring a goal in the final against Croatia.
Firmino is nominated despite Liverpool failing to win a trophy last term and Brazil reaching only the World Cup quarter-finals, while Godin gets the nod following Atletico Madrid's victories in the Europa League and UEFA Super Cup.
Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann, two key members of the France national team that sailed to their second-ever World Cup trophy are also likely to finish with high tallies, as are Eden Hazard and Kevin de Bruyne, members of Belgium's star-studded side that came third at Russian Federation 2018.
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She was told she had triple negative breast cancer, which has none of the receptors that normal breast cancer has. More events throughout breast cancer awareness month will be taking place throughout October.
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In order to play Blackout before the full installation is complete, select "Update to Latest Version" when the prompt appears. Either way, you'll probably have a decent wait ahead of you before you hop into Call of Duty this year.
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Additionally, several of gospel and R&B's heaviest hitters will assemble for what's sure to be a touching Aretha Franklin tribute. Thomas Rhett attends the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
The Ballon d'Or is run by France Football, after confirmation this year Fifa had broken away from the award.
The ceremony to announce the victor will take place in Paris on 3 December, when a women's award will also be presented for the first time.
The Ballon d'Or has been awarded by France Football every year since 1956, with former England worldwide Sir Stanley Matthews the first victor.