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Lionel Messi And Cristiano Ronaldo Shortlisted For UEFA Player Of The Year Award, See Full List Here!

By BA News Staff / Published on Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017 08:32 AM / No Comments / 43 views

Europe’s football governing body, UEFA has released the shortlist for the men’s player of the year.

The award is scheduled to be presented to the winner at the 2017/18 Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on Thursday 24 August.

The shortlist made up of ten players chosen by a jury of 80 coaches and 55 journalists is dominated by Champion’s League winners, Real madrid with four players.

The list includes Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo who  have both won the award on two occassions.

The rest are: Gianluigi Buffon, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Paulo Dybala, Sergio Ramos, Kylian Mbappe, Robert Lewandowski and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Pernille Harder (Denmark, Linkoping and Wolfsburg), Dzsenifer Marozsán (Germany, Lyon) and Lieke Martens (Netherlands, Rosengard and Barcelona) have also been nominated for the women’s player of the year.

Source: GhanaXtra

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