Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah and many others have been nominated for FIFA’s FIFPro Men's World XI 2019. Liverpool’s seven players have been awarded the nomination. Alisson Becker, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andy Robertson, Virgil van Dijk, Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane from the Reds- have been included on the 55-man list. The List also includes a couple of players from Manchester United- David de Gea and Paul Pogba. Lionel Messi’s New Contract Clause Suggests That he Can Quit Barcelona For Free.
Close to 21 players from the Premier League have been nominated for the same. The final list of players will be released on September 23, 2019. After beating Tottenham in the Champions League Finals 2018-19, Liverpool’s Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino’s names have also been included in the list. The official Twitter account of Liverpool also shared the good news of the same on social media.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 5, 2019
Check out the full list below:
The official FIFA World XI short-list. 🌍
It's the first time in a decade that the English clubs feature the most players... 👀
The Premier League™ is officially back. 💪 pic.twitter.com/rEaQzLMpjj
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) September 5, 2019
Juventus also congratulated all the nominees of the awards
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) September 5, 2019
Manchester City also has players such as Joao Cancelo, Aymeric Laporte, Kyle Walker, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Sergio Aguero, and Sterling on the list. The final winners of the awards will be declared on the basis of votes. The players with most number of votes will seal a spot in the final XI. The Men's XI will be announced at The Best Fifa Football Awards ceremony in Teatro alla Scala, Milan on September 23.
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