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Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk was appointed as a finalist at the Finest Fifa Football awards combined with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, as has England and Lyon defender Lucy Bronze.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, the Mauricio Pochettino of Tottenham along with Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp are the final three for the men’s coach award.
Lionesses boss Phil Neville is in the running for the trainer award of its women.
The winners will be announced on 23 September.
Liverpool centre-back Van Dijk has already claimed the Uefa Men’s Player of the Year award, becoming the primary defender to achieve that.
He could add the Fifa Men’s award after serving his side win the Champions League in June. Since the Reds finished second in the Premier League the Dutchman was voted PFA Player of the Year.
Last year, he played with every Premier League match as Liverpool conceded only 22 goals – the lowest amount in any of the top six leagues of Europe.
Van Dijk is up from Ronaldo, who scored 28 goals last year and helped Juventus win the Nations League and Serie A as well as Barcelona’s Messi.
The Argentine contests to win the Golden Boot in the Champions League and La Liga, also maintained the name that is top-flight that is Spanish.
Lyon Bronze that was right-back was named Uefa Player of the Year at the category of the women.
She picked up the player at the championship the Gold Ball and aided Lyon win the league and Champions League double.
Bronze is up from Megan Rapinoe, that led the USA in July into a record fourth World Cup. She play with the opener at the last and also won the Golden Boot, the Golden Ball.
America team-mate Alex Morgan supplied three aids in France to shoot the Twist and also also scored six goals.
Guardiola headed Manchester City to Carabao Cup, FA Cup and also the Premier League season, becoming the first manager to direct a team to an English treble of decorations.
He finished ahead of the Liverpool side of Klopp but their sixth European Cup gathered from triumphing in Madrid in June.
Pochettino, manager of beaten Champions League finalists Tottenham, is the largest name from the trainer category of the men.
Neville, who led England’s girls is up against the USA’s World Cup-winning coach Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman, manager of European champions and World Cup finalists the Netherlands.
The participant of men:
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus/Portugal), Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool/Netherlands)
The participant of women:
Lucy Bronze (Lyon/England), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride/USA), Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC/USA)
The trainer of men:
Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool), Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham)
The trainer of women:
Jill Ellis (USA), Phil Neville (England), Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands)
Women’s goalkeeper:
Christiane Endler (Paris St-Germain/Chile), Hedvig Lindahl (Wolfsburg/Sweden), Sari van Veenendaal (Atletico Madrid/Netherlands)
The goalkeeper of men:
Alisson (Liverpool/Brazil), Ederson (Manchester City/Brazil), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona/Germany)
Puskas award (for greatest goal):
Lionel Messi (Barcelona v Real Betis), Juan Quintero (River Plate v Racing Club), Daniel Zsori (Debrecen v Ferencvaros)
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