Cristiano Ronaldo could claim record sixth player of the year award

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Barcelona have insisted that Lionel Messi remains the best footballer on the planet.

Federation Internationale de Football Association has announced the official three-man shortlist for the award and snubbed superstar Lionel Messi. "Period", the club tweeted from its official Twitter handle on Monday.

Modric, the Croatian captain who led the national team to their first World Cup finals, headed up Real Madrid - alongside Ronaldo - when they secured the team's third consecutive Champions League title.

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has revealed that he was surprised at Cristiano Ronaldo's departure from Real Madrid earlier this summer. Salah enjoyed a record-breaking first season with Liverpool as his goals propelled Jurgen Klopp's to the Champions League final and set a host of individual club landmarks.

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Meanwhile, Real Madrid will face either Mexican side Guadalajara or the eventual Asian champions in the semi-finals of this year's Club World Cup following the draw made at Federation Internationale de Football Association headquarters.

Lopetegui agreed to join Real while still Spain coach and was sacked by the Federation on the eve of the World Cup for his decision.

Messi has gone three seasons without winning the Champions League, last doing so in 2015, and admits it is his major goal this season: 'It's time [to win it again].

The Best Men's Player will not be won by the Argentine star this year, despite a magnificent season for the Catalan giants.

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Ronaldo moved to Italy for 100 million euros after five years with Real.

The best goalkeeper prize is to be contested by Tottenham and France's Hugo Lloris, Denmark and Leicester's Kasper Schmeichel and Belgium and Real goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, formerly of Chelsea.

Talking about the three finalists for this years' FIFA Best player award, Ronaldo the top scorer at Champions League gets a bit extra prominence as well as he lifted this trophy as well.

She is up against two Lyon players, Ada Hegerberg of Norway and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan.

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The winners will be announced on September 24 in London after votes are collected from players, coaches, journalists and supporters.