During the group stage draw in Monaco tonight, UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award will also be announced.
One of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo or Virgil Van Dijk will win the award.
The awards for UEFA Women’s Player of the awards will also be announced in Monaco tonight. Norwegian forward Hegerberg who helped Lyon win the Women’s Champions League with a hat trick in the final against Barcelona is running for the awards. While French midfielder Henry is once again in the top 3 this time. English Right back Lucy Bronze also made to top 3. The best part about this year’s Award is that all the top 3 players shortlisted are from the same team, Olympique Lyonnais.
Along with these, Goalkeeper for the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League Season will also be disclosed. Alisson Becker, who won the Champions League with Liverpool will face competition from Champions League finalist Hugo Lloris of Tottenham and Barcelona keeper Marc Andreter Stegen.
Former Ajax’s Captain Matthijs de Ligt is nominated for Defender of 2018-19 UEFA Champions League Season alongside Liverpool’s central defender Virgil Van Dijk and right back Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Liverpool’s Captain, Jordan Henderson will be up against Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen and former Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong for the Midfielder of 2018-19 UEFA Champions League Season.
Forward of UEFA Champions League Season 2018-19 will be competed between the top scorer of the season Lionel Messi, Juventus’ star Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s winger Sadio Mane.
Author: S.M Ali