Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Best FIFA Player of the Year nominees announced

Harry Kane has been nominated for the Best FIFA Player of the Year award. Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane make the cut after leading Liverpool to the Champions League, with Jurgen Klopp up for the Coach of the Year prize.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are once again among the contenders, having been pipped by Luka Modric last year.

Kylian Mbappe, Eden Hazard and Dutch duo Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong have also made
the shortlist.

The winner will be confirmed in Milan on September 23.

Men's Player of the Year
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal & Juventus)
Frenkie de Jong (Holland & Barcelona - signed from Ajax)
Matthijs de Ligt (Holland & Juventus - signed from Ajax)
Harry Kane (England & Tottenham)
Eden Hazard (Belgium & Real Madrid - signed from Chelsea)
Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)
Kylian Mbappe (France & PSG)
Lionel Messi (Argentina & Barcelona)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)
Virgil van Dijk (Holland & Liverpool)
Women's Player of the Year
Lucy Bronze (England & Lyon)
Julie Ertz (USA & Chicago Red Stars)
Caroline Graham Hansen (Norway & Wolfsburg)
Ada Hegerberg (Norway & Lyon)
Amandine Henry (France & Lyon)
Sam Kerr (Australia & Chicago Red Stars)
Rose Lavelle (USA & Washington Spirit)
Vivianne Miedema (Netherlands & Arsenal)
Alex Morgan (USA & Orlando Pride)
Megan Rapinoe (USA & Reign FC)
Wendie Renard (France & Lyon)
Ellen White (England & Man City)
Men's Coach of the Year nominees
Djamel Belmadi (Algeria)
Didier Deschamps (France)
Marcelo Gallardo (River Plate)
Ricardo Gareca (Peru)
Pep Guardiola (Man City)
Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool)
Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham)
Fernando Santos (Portugal)
Erik Ten Hag (Ajax)
Tite (Brazil)
Women's Coach of the Year nominees
Milena Bertolini (Italy)
Jill Ellis (USA)
Peter Gerhardsson (Sweden)
Futoshi Ikeda (Japan U20)
Antonia Is (Spain U17)
Joe Montemurro (Arsenal)
Phil Neville (England)
Reynald Pedros (Lyon)
Paul Riley (North Carolina Courage)
Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands)


  1. No body will defeat messi on that day,if they will work according to their present record

    1. just go give him the award okay, no need to wait for the day to come... Ogade ur opinion deep gan.... Molebi erora

  2. Enter your comment...It's African this time

  3. Enter your comment...Ronaldo all the way