It's not just the men's and women's Golden Balls that will be handed out the Ballon d'Or ceremony, as a swathe of new prizes have been added to the roster by organisers France Football. One of those is the Kopa Trophy, which is awarded to the best player under the age of 21 in the previous season.
The 2022-23 campaign saw a number of youngsters thrive at the highest level, with some of the defining moments of the campaign provided by players who are only just making their way in the game.
Previous winners of the Kopa Trophy include Kylian Mbappe, Pedri and Gavi, and with the award voted for by previous Ballon d'Or winners, it is regarded as one the biggest any young player can win.
We will have to wait until the ceremony in Paris on Monday, October 30 to find out who will walk away with the 2023 prize, but for now, here is the shortlist of nominees: