UEFA has officially declared its three men shortlist for the biggest award of the European governing body, 2018 UEFA Player of The Year award.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric, and Mohamed Salah have made it to the top and are in contention for the award.
Antoine Griezmann has finished fourth with 72 points followed by Lionel Messi at fifth with 55 points.
The UEFA Player of The Year award recognizes the best players who play in a European club, irrespective of their nationality.
Here is the summary of the season of the players who made it into the top 3:
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The shortlisted players were selected by a jury comprising of 80 coaches of the clubs that participated in UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League along with 55 journalists selected by the European Sports Media group.
Shortlist For Other Awards:
Goalkeeper of the Season: Alisson Becker, Gianluigi Buffon, Keylor Navas
Defender of the Season: Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Raphaël Varane
Midfielder of the Season: Kevin De Bruyne, Toni Kroos, Luka Modrić
Forward of the Season: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah
Women’s Player of the Year: Pernille Harder, Ada Hegerberg, Amandine Henry
Europa League Player of the Season: Diego Godín, Antoine Griezmann, Dimitri Payet
Let us know in the comments your prediction of who will win the award!
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Sources: UEFA, Express, Goal + more
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