The European Football Association announced, on Wednesday, the names of the finalists for the Best Player and Player Awards for the 2020/2021 season. The winners will be announced at the group stage draw ceremony. Champions Leaguescheduled for Thursday in Turkey. On the same occasion, the best coach and coach will be recognized.
Italian-Brazilian Jorginho, from Chelsea, competing with Belgian De Bruyne, from ManchesterAnd with France’s Kante, the current European champion as well. Lionel Messi, who recently transformed Barcelona fur Paris Saint-Germain (Paris Saint-Germain), ranked fourth, and from Cristiano Ronaldo JuventusIt was the ninth. Neymar Paris Saint-GermainThey ended up outside the top ten.
The men’s list was chosen by a jury of 24 coaches from the national teams that participated in the European Championship, along with coaches from the clubs that participated in the 2020/21 Champions League group stage. Fifty-five journalists from each of the UEFA member associations also participated.
Coaches and journalists were asked to choose a list of three players, with five points, three points, and one point assigned, respectively, to each of them. The final score was based on the total vote count of coaches and journalists. Coaches cannot vote for players on their team.
The other seven names chosen are:
Fourth Lionel Messi (Barcelona, now at Paris Saint-Germain, Argentina)
V Robert Lewandowski (Bayern and Poland)
Gianluigi Donnarumma VI (Milan, now at Paris Saint-Germain, Italy)
Kylian Mbappe VII (Paris Saint-Germain and France)
8 Raheem Sterling (Manchester City and England)
9º Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus and Portugal).
10th Erling Haaland (Dortmund, Norway)
Among the coaches, Josep Guardiola of Manchester City, Roberto Mancini of Italy and Thomas Tuchel of Chelsea are at the top of the list.
In the women’s matches, forwards Jennifer Hermoso and Lake Martens and midfielder Alexia Putillas, all from Barcelona, were selected to compete for the award. The difference in the list of women was the jury made up of coaches of the clubs that participated in the round of 16 of the Champions League. In addition, 20 female journalists specializing in women’s football participated in the vote.
Among the women’s teams, competing for the award are Luis Cortes of Barcelona, Peter Gerhardsson of Sweden, and Emma Hayes of Chelsea.
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