The three nominated players received the most overall points from the first round of voting for the award which will be presented in Monaco on 30 August.
Iniesta and Messi, who both play for Barcelona, will be joined by Real Madrid midfielder Ronaldo on the short list, with Juventus' Andrea Pirlo and Barcelona's Xavi Hernandez just missing out.
Bangor City's Les Davies, who featured on the 32-man long list for the award, was another who did not make it to the final round.
The original list was drawn up by one selected journalist from each UEFA member country voting for five players.
The Juventus jersey for the 2013/14 was released earlier this week. Be the first to wear the colors of the Old Lady.
Borussia Dortmund hears Wembley Calling and are headed to London for the Champions League final.
adidas has added some color to the Predator line with this new colorway. Released on May 17. Be the first to own a pair.
The new PUMA evoSPEED 1.2 FG. A great new soccer cleat with classic look and first time for PUMA to be on the cleat.
The Liverpool 2013/14 soccer jersey is available for pre-order. The Reds are eager to compete for silver next season.
The adidas Nitrocharge is the most talked about new cleat in years. It was released on May 15 and will take your pitch by storm.
Ajax has released their away soccer jersey for the 2013/14 season. Get in the Gear.
One of the top soccer cleats for control the Nike CTR360 will not let you down on the field in tight spaces.
The push for more color on their cleats, adidas has added the infrared colorway to the adiZero f50 Line.
Chelsea won the Europa League on Wednesday. The Blues defeated Benfica 2-1 on injury time goal from Ivanovic.