Europe’s Footballer of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo has been nominated in UEFA’s Team of the Year.
The Portuguese winger, who last time claimed the prize at the expense of Fernadno Torres, Lionel Messi, and Wayne Rooney, will vie for the honours alongside Barcelona’s Samuel Eto’o and Lionel Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo, who finished second best with Manchester United behind Barcelona in the final of the Champions League, is poised to lose out on a second consecutive European Player of the Year title.
Football analysts, coaches, players, and fans are all tipping Argentina’s Lieonal Messi to grab the award at the end of the month.
If this indeed happens, how will Cristiano Ronaldo redeem his pride next season? The World Player of the Year now finds himself in the same league with his greatest competitor Lionel Messi.
Angela Asante, CRF Chief Editor