The former Champions League winner, who was earlier nominated in UEFA’s best XI, will compete for the prize alongside Eto’o and hot favorite Lionel Messi.
Predictions highly tip Barcelona’s Argentine forward to take the title over from Cristiano Ronaldo as UEFA’s Best Forward and Best Footballer of the 2008/2009 season.
Cristiano Ronaldo may end this evening’s gala ceremony empty handed. Either way, he will be looking ahead to Real Madrid’s upcoming Champions League campaign which will kick off on September 15/16.
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