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UEFA Announce Nominees For UCL Awards

UEFA have announced the nominees for the various Champions League awards, and an African superstar was shortlisted.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to see all the nominees for the UCL awards.

Real Madrid created history by winning the Champions League for a third successive time after beating Liverpool 3-1 in last season's final.

So it is no surprise to see a number of Los Blancos' stars shortlisted for the position awards.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who is now a Juventus player, has been nominated for Forward of the Year along with FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah.

Real dominated the defender category, with Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane and Marcelo being shortlisted.

uka Modric and Toni Kroos were nominated for Midfielder of the Year along with Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne.

While, Gianluigi Buffon, Keylor Navas and Alisson Becker were shortlisted for the Goalkeeper of the Year.

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