Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne have been nominated for the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award.
Two Manchester City players, Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland, as well as Lionel Messi, who now plays for Inter Miami, have been voted as the top three nominees for the 2022-23 Men’s Player of the Year award . UEFA. The list was selected by UEFA’s Technical Study Group on the basis of their performances at club and international level in the previous season.
The top three nominees were selected by a jury composed of the coaches of the teams as well as the coaches of the clubs playing in the group stages of the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League 2022-23. and a group of journalists selected by the European sports media. Ilkay Gundogan, Rodri, Kylian Mbappe, Luka Modric, Marcelo Brozovic, Declan Rice, Alexis McAllister and Jesus Navas round out the top 11. Karim Benzema is the current holder of the trophy and Cristiano Ronaldo has won it more times than anyone else. three times.
The winner will be announced at the 2023–24 UEFA Champions League group stage draw ceremony on 31 August.