prize for Footballer The UEFA Year has been awarded since the 2010/2011 season. So far, Cristiano Ronaldo has won the bust most of the time, and he still plays for the colors Real Madrid (In the season 2013/2014, 2015/2016 and 2016/2017). Robert Lewandowski He won this award after the 2019/2020 season, ahead of Kevin De Bruyne and Manuel Neuer. For comparison, Jorginho won last year, ahead of Kevin De Bruyne and N’Golo Kante. It is known who was in the top three for the 2021/2022 season.
Robert Lewandowski will not be competing for the UEFA Player of the Year award. Only in fourth place
The European Football Association (UEFA) has published a list of three players who will compete in the vote for the award for the best player in the 2021/2022 season. This group included players from Real Madrid – Karim Benzema and Thibaut Courtois – and Kevin De Bruyne from Manchester City. “The French striker has been selected as a player in the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League after leading Real Madrid to a record 14th LM Cup,” the statement read. Benzema appears to be the favorite to win this award and the Ballon d’Or.
How did Robert Lewandowski perform in this ranking? UEFA placed him fourth, just behind the podium, with 54 points. The Polish striker, among others, was ahead of Luka Modric (52 points), Sadio Mane (51 points), Mohamed Salah (46 points) and Kylian Mbappe (28 points). The winner of the UEFA Footballer of the Year award will be announced on Thursday 25 August at a special ceremony in Istanbul.
UEFA has selected the nominations for the Coach of the Year award. No big surprises
In addition to publishing the list of players nominated for the Player of the Year award, UEFA has announced who will compete for the Best Coach of the Year award in the 2021/22 season. This group included Carlo Ancelotti from Real Madrid, Pep Guardiola From Manchester City and Jurgen Klopp from Liverpool. Ancelotti won with Reality Champions League and Spanish Super Cup, Guardiola won the English Championship and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League. Liverpool led by Jurgen Klopp won the FA Cup and the Carabao Cup, became the vice-champion of England and reached the Champions League final.
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The other outstanding coaches, with the exception of the top three, are Oliver Glasner of Eintracht Frankfurt (75 points), Unai Emery of Villarreal (74 points) and Jose Mourinho of Roma (51 points).
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