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Virgil van Dijk, Cristiano Ronaldo And Lionel Messi Nominated For 2018/19 UEFA Men's Player Of The Year

Nasir Jabbar

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Virgil van Dijk, Cristiano Ronaldo And Lionel Messi Nominated For 2018/19 UEFA Men's Player Of The Year

Virgil van Dijk, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been nominated for the coveted 2018/19 UEFA Men's Player of the Year award.

The winner will be announced during the group stage draw in Monaco on Thursday, August 29.


The rest of the top ten:

4. Alisson Becker - 57 points

5. Sadio Mané - 51 points

6. Mohamed Salah - 49 points

7. Eden Hazard - 38 points

8. Matthijs de Ligt - 27 points

8. Frenkie de Jong - 27 points

10. Raheem Sterling - 12 points

Van Dijk was named Man of the Match in the Champions League final as Liverpool beat Tottenham 2-0 to record their sixth European title.

Ronaldo won the UEFA Nations League with Portugal and the Serie A title in his debut season in Italy.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Lionel Messi finished as top scorer in the 2018/19 Champions League campaign and won the European Golden Shoe with an impressive 36 goals.

Image: PA
Image: PA

The other award shortlists:

Goalkeeper of the Season: Alisson Becker, Hugo Lloris, Marc-André ter Stegen

Defender of the Season: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Matthijs de Ligt, Virgil van Dijk

Midfielder of the Season: Frenkie de Jong, Christian Eriksen, Jordan Henderson

Forward of the Season: Sadio Mané, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo

Women's Player of the Year: Lucy Bronze, Ada Hegerberg, Amandine Henry

Europa League Player of the Season: Olivier Giroud, Eden Hazard, Luka Jović

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Football, Barcelona, Lionel Messi, UEFA, Virgil Van Dijk, Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo

Nasir Jabbar
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