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FIFA Announce Change In Best Men's Award

FIFA Announce Change In Best Men's Award

By Kurt Buckerfield - Jul 05, 2018 10:27 AM @KurtLaduma

World football governing body FIFA has announced a big change to their Best Men's Player award, an accolade that was last won by Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Since the format change in 2016, Los Blancos forward Ronaldo has been crowned The Best FIFA Men's Player twice.

There were 23 candidates for the award each of the past two times it was handed out, but FIFA have now formally stated that the candidates list will be reduced to just 10 spots. This year's nominee will be announced on 23 July, a week after the 2018 FIFA World Cup finishes.

The 10 nominees will be selected by a panel of experts that includes Brazil legend Ronaldo Nazario, ex-England boss Fabio Capello and former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard.

Fans, managers, and national team captains will also be allowed their have their say, along with about 200 handpicked journalists.

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The winner of the award will be announced on 24 September in London.

Who do you think will be among the top nominees for the award this year? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Daniel Sibanda Joined: 05 Jul 2018
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Daniel Sibanda Jul 05, 2018 11:31 PM
I agree he deserves it if Fifa can't see it there wl be no fair play. Messi and sallah you can see the talent is there but spirit and determination they need to work hard
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Daniel Sibanda Jul 05, 2018 11:26 PM
CR7 he achieved a lot.jealous down. I like Messi more than him but the guy showed great sportsman. God bless
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Faysal Jul 05, 2018 07:56 PM
Good penal
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lulikho Jul 05, 2018 02:02 PM
CR7 2018: 1. UEFA Super Cup 2. Spanish Super cup 3. Club World Cup 4. UEFA Champions League 5. Uefa champions league golden boot 6. 4 goals in World cup 7. 2018 leading goalscorer across all competitions. #ThePerfect7
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vijjox Jul 05, 2018 01:04 PM
This Parnell somehow might be controversial some guys are favourites of some sportsman
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MILLIE DUMA Jul 05, 2018 12:49 PM
Khuluman phela ukuba u Marcelo wako Brazil une injury ayithole ku hotel mattress yase Russia,why nathula?
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Boris Becker Jul 05, 2018 12:34 PM
@alizebucs1986 I guess he won the golden boot also!
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nazzi the second Jul 05, 2018 12:16 PM
@alizebucs1986 now that's plain weak reasoning surely you can do better than that,
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alizebucs1986 Jul 05, 2018 11:36 AM
Cr7 is Competing alone this time Around,44 Games 44 Goals..World Cup 4 Games 4 Goals what more can we ask for?

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