Messi, Ronaldo and Suarez Shortlisted for 2014/15 UEFA Best Player Award – UEFA has officially announced the top three contenders for 2014/15 UEFA Best Player Award to be presented on August 27, 2015 at a gala in Monaco. Two Barcelona Forwards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are among the two contenders while the third shortlisted player is Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo who would be expecting the UEFA’s Award for second consecutive time.
UEFA Best Player Award-
The Event would be organised in Monaco where this year’s draw for UEFA Champions League will also be announced. This would be the fifth time when UEFA Best Player Award would be presented based on the voting of sports journalists from 54 Countries. The Awards were started in 2011 and Argentine Superstar Messi grabbed the First UEFA Best Player Award followed by Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta, Bayern Munich’s Frank Ribery and Cristiano Ronaldo in following Years. Neymar Jr and Buffon missed the shortlisted contender list by a small Margin.
About UEFA Best Player Award 2015 Nominees –
Lionel Messi – Argentine star of Barcelona had a tremendous year as he won all the titles for FCB which includes La Liga Title, UCL 2015, Copa Del Rey and Super Cup. He scored 58 Goals for his side and also equalised UEFA Champions League 77 goals record of Ronaldo. He scored 10 UCL this year as did Ronaldo.
Christiano Ronaldo – Portuguese Striker has done immaculate performance for his club Real Madrid and scored 48 goals this season in Liga and equalled 10 nets score of Messi for UCL 2015 but couldn’t win any title for his Spanish club.
Luis Suarez – Uruguayan Forward has been a vital part of Barcelona’s trio which includes Messi and Neymar as they have netted 122 goals together. Suarez has played a key role for FCB title wins after he joined the club from Liverpool.
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