The Best FIFA Football Awards™

The Best FIFA Football Awards™

Monday 23 September 2019, Milan

The Best FIFA Men's Player

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The ten-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2019 award - based on their respective achievements during the period from 16 July 2018 to 19 July 2019 inclusive - has been compiled by a panel of experts in men’s football.

You, the fans, now have a say and can vote for your personal top three (First choice: 5 points, second choice: 3 points and third choice: 1 point). The fan vote will be equally weighted alongside the votes of other key members of the footballing community - namely journalists, national team coaches and captains. The three finalists for each award will be revealed at a later date, with all award winners revealed at The Best FIFA Football Awards show in Milan on 23 September.

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The Candidates
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Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo

Helped side win Serie A as top goalscorer for club in all competitions

Named Serie A’s Most Valuable Player

Helped Portugal win UEFA Nations League

Cristiano Ronaldo
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Frenkie de Jong
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Frenkie de Jong

Won domestic league and cup double

Reached semi-finals of UEFA Champions League

Named Eredivisie Player of the Season

Frenkie de Jong
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Matthijs de Ligt
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Matthijs de Ligt

Won domestic league and cup double

Reached semi-finals of UEFA Champions League

Named in Eredivisie and UEFA Champions League squads of the season

Matthijs de Ligt
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Harry Kane
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Harry Kane

Helped Tottenham Hotspur reach their first UEFA Champions League final

Scored 17 Premier League goals in 28 appearances for Spurs 

UEFA Nations League semi-finalist with England

Harry Kane
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Eden Hazard
10
Eden Hazard

Won UEFA Europa League with Chelsea

Club’s top goalscorer in all competitions

Named PFA Fans’ Player of the Year

Eden Hazard
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Sadio Mane
10
Sadio Mane

Won UEFA Champions League

Joint top-scorer in Premier League

Helped Senegal to CAF Africa Cup of Nations final

Sadio Mane
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Kylian Mbappe
10
Kylian Mbappe

Helped side win Ligue 1 and Trophee des Champions

Club’s top goalscorer in all competitions in 2018/19

Ligue 1 top goalscorer, named league’s Player of the Year

Kylian Mbappe
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Lionel Messi
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Lionel Messi

Won La Liga, helped side to UEFA Champions League semi-final and Copa del Rey final

Claimed European Golden Shoe as continent’s top goalscorer, was La Liga’s top assist-maker

Helped Argentina to bronze at 2019 Copa America

Lionel Messi
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Mohamed Salah
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Mohamed Salah

Won UEFA Champions League

Club’s top goalscorer in all competitions in 2018/19

Joint top-scorer in Premier League

Mohamed Salah
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Virgil van Dijk
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Virgil van Dijk

Won UEFA Champions League

Named PFA Players' Player and Premier League Player of the Year

Helped Netherlands to UEFA Nations League final

Virgil van Dijk
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