The Best FIFA Football Awards™

Monday 24 September 2018, London

The Best FIFA Men's Player

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The final three contenders for The Best FIFA Men’s Player have been revealed. Following voting – split evenly between fans, journalists, national team coaches and national team captains – the original shortlist of ten selected by a panel of FIFA Legends has been slimmed down to just three.

One of them will be stepping up on 24 September to receive this prestigious award. We’ll find out in London which player it is.

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The Finalists
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Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo

Won the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid

Finished 2017/18 as the Champion League’s top scorer (15)

Won FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo
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Luka Modrić
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Luka Modrić

Captained Croatia to their first ever FIFA World Cup Final

Won the adidas Golden Ball at Russia 2018

Helped Real Madrid win Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup

Luka Modrić
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Mohamed Salah
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Mohamed Salah

Helped Liverpool to UEFA Champions League final in maiden season

Netted 32 goals during English Premier League campaign, setting new scoring record

Finished joint-second in 2017/18 Champions League scoring chart

Mohamed Salah
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The other candidates
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Kevin De Bruyne
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Kevin De Bruyne

Helped Belgium to bronze at Russia 2018 

Key part of Manchester City side which had most wins and points in an English Premier League season

Most assists during 2017/18 Premier League campaign (18)

Kevin De Bruyne
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Antoine Griezmann
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Antoine Griezmann

Won FIFA World Cup with France, scored in the Final

Awarded adidas Silver Boot and adidas Bronze Ball

Lifted the UEFA Europa League trophy with Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann
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Eden Hazard
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Eden Hazard

Inspired Belgium to bronze at Russia 2018

Claimed the FIFA World Cup adidas Silver Ball

Won the English FA Cup with Chelsea

Eden Hazard
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Harry Kane
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Harry Kane

Won the adidas Golden Boot at Russia 2018

Helped England to their best World Cup finish since 1990

Amassed 30 goals during 2017/18 English Premier League season

Harry Kane
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Kylian Mbappé
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Kylian Mbappé

Won the FIFA World Cup and FIFA World Cup Best Young Player Award

Became second youngest player after Pele to score in a World Cup Final

Won domestic treble during maiden season at Paris Saint-Germain

Kylian Mbappé
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Lionel Messi
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Lionel Messi

Won a league and cup double with Barcelona

Finished Spain’s La Liga campaign as top goalscorer (34)

Joint-top for assists during 2017/18 La Liga season (12)

Lionel Messi
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Raphaël Varane
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Raphaël Varane

Helped France to World Cup victory at Russia 2018

Helped keep four clean sheets in seven World Cup games

Lifted 2017 Club World Cup and 2018 Champions League with Real Madrid

Raphaël Varane
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