FIFA has named contenders for the title of best player of the year

ФИФА назвала претендентов на звание лучшего игрока года

The President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, with the award for best player of the year

Became known the names of the candidates for the title of best football player of the year by FIFA.

Official website of FIFA announced the list of 24 candidates for the title of best player in 2017.

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The list includes the following players:

Goalkeepers: keylor Navas (real Madrid) and Manuel Neuer (Bayern);

Defenders: Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal (all real Madrid);

Midfielders: Luka Modric, Toni Kroos (both real Madrid), Ngolo Kant, Eden hazard (both Chelsea), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona), Arturo Vidal (Bayern);

Strikers: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Dortmund), Paulo Dibala (Juventus), Cristiano Ronaldo (real Madrid), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United), Luis Suarez, Neymar, Leo Messi (Barcelona), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Robert Lewandowski (Bayern), Alexis sánchez (Arsenal).

Note that last year the title of best player of the year by FIFA went to Cristiano Ronaldo. Starting in 2017 the award for best player of the year will be awarded not on the basis of the calendar year, as previously, and based on the results of individual seasons.

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