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Messi And Ronaldo Omitted From UEFA Men’s POTY Nominations
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Messi And Ronaldo Omitted From UEFA Men’s POTY Nominations

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been omitted from the nominations for the UEFA Men's Player of the Year awards. For the first time in 10 years, the two greatest players of the modern game do not appear on the shortlist for the awards, for which Kevin De Bruyne and Robert Lewandowski are considered favourites to win. Despite their confirmed places in the pantheon of the greats, few could argue with the decision not to nominate Messi and Ronaldo after the 2019/20 season. While Ronaldo did help Juventus to win yet another Serie A title, both Juve and Barcelona were eliminated from the Champions League before the latter stages. While both Ronaldo and Messi bagged a rather disappointing three goals apiece in eight Champions League matches, Lewandowski scored 15 on his way t...
Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo And Luka Modric Nominated For UEFA Men’s Player Of The Year Award… But Lionel Messi Misses Out
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Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo And Luka Modric Nominated For UEFA Men’s Player Of The Year Award… But Lionel Messi Misses Out

Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric have been shortlisted for the 2017-18 UEFA Men's Player of the Year award but Lionel Messi missed out on the three-man shortlist.   Salah who scored an incredible 44 goals in his debut season at Liverpool was chosen after finishing runner-up with Liverpool in last season's Champions League. Ronaldo was nominated after winning his fifth Champions League with Real Madrid - his third in straight succession - and finishing top scorer in the competition for a sixth season running. And finally, Modric enjoyed a fantastic season, winning the Champions League alongside Ronaldo, as well as finishing runner-up at the World Cup and claiming the Golden Ball award. But unfortunately, on the list,  there was no space for Barcelona ...