Dubai – Masaader News
Virgil van Dijk will again do battle with Lionel Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo at The Best FIFA Awards later this month, according to the Mirror.
The trio have been named as the final three for the Men’s Player of the Year, after a 10-man shortlist including Harry Kane, Eden Hazard, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah was whittled down on Monday.
Van Dijk was named UEFA Men’s Player of the Year last week ahead of the Barcelona Portugal superstars, and the Dutchman is again favourite to take FIFA’s version of the prize.
The award, based on what players achieved between July 16 2018 and July 19 2019, and will be announced in Milan on September 23.