UEFA says Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard are also voted in from an initial 35-candidate list.
UEFA asked journalists from its 54 member countries to each name their top five players from the 2014-15 season.
No English players were among the 35 candidates chosen.
A three-man shortlist will be named Aug. 12.
The UEFA panel of journalists will pick the winner at the Champions League groups draw in Monaco on Aug. 27.