Real Madrid lodged an official complaint with Federation Internationale de Football Association, claiming that Inter had made an illegal approach for the UEFA Player of the Year, who was strongly linked with a move to the Nerazzurri over the summer.
There was also no place for any member of France's World Cup winning squad, notably Antoine Griezmann who many tipped to be one of the three.
He will face competition from former Real teammate Mordic, who played a key role in the Spanish giants' Champions League victory.
Wentz's surgeon advises Eagles to take 'cautious approach' with QB
Wentz has been practicing, has looked good and says he feels good, but not being cleared for contact is a bit of a warning flag. Wentz tore his LCL as well, which delayed the rehab process and made for a more complicated surgery and recovery.
Marta has been won Women's Player of the Year five times previously in her career, tied for most all-time, male or female, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
He was also instrumental in Croatia's campaign, taking them to the finale of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.
She is up against two Lyon players, Ada Hegerberg of Norway and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan.
Now, however, Modric's national team manager, Zlatko Dalic, has got in on the act by describing Ronaldo, in an interview with Croatian newspaper Sportske Novosti, as "egotist" who "I'd never want him in my team!"
The best goalkeeper prize is to be contested by Tottenham and France's Hugo Lloris, Denmark and Leicester's Kasper Schmeichel and Belgium and Real goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
The awards ceremony will take place in London on September 24.