Tottenham and England goal poacher, Harry kane has made the 10-man shortlist for the best FIFA men’s player award, alongside Manchester city’s midfield sensation, Kevin de bruyne, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard and undoubtedly Liverpool and Egyptian fast foot Mohammed Salah.
These four played a staring role for either club and country which can not be unnoticed by FIFA.
Eden Hazard had an average season with Chelsea, but proving his class in the world cup, leading his country to win the bronze, with Kevin de bruyne playing a key role from midfield in man city’s record breaking premier league season, Harry Kane, a stand out performer for Tottenham and the latest golden boot winner of the just concluded FIFA world cup was also in the list and the 44 goal man, Mohammed salah was also shortlisted.
Real Madrid and creation star Luka Modric who took his country to her first ever world cup final, after playing a significant role in Madrid champions league triumph was also on the list.
France teenage sensation, Kylia Mbappe who had a terrific world cup campaign with France, winning the world cup and the best young player award, playing a key role in PSG league winning campaign was included alongside follow countryman, Raphael Varane and Atletico’s Antoine Griezmann were included as well.
The undisputed names that have been regulars on FIFA awards, Cristiano Ronaldo and his consistent rival, Lionel Messi were in the list after leading their respective clubs to win the unprecedented UEFA champions league and Laliga respectively.
The most notable absentee is the world most expensive footballer, Brazilian and PSG superstar, Neymar Jr.
Here is the full list
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Real Madrid CF/Juventus FC)
Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium,/Manchester City FC)
Antoine Griezmann (France/Atl├ętico Madrid)
Eden Hazard (Belgium/Chelsea FC)
Harry Kane (England/Tottenham Hotspur FC)
Kylian Mbappe (France/Paris Saint-Germain FC)
Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona)
Luka Modric (Croatia/Real Madrid CF)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt/Liverpool FC)
Raphael Varane (France/Real Madrid CF)

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