Trophy of the Champions League


Ter Stegen, De Jong and Messi, candidates for UEFA awards

Published:8/08/2019 - 22:59h

Updated:8/08/2019 - 23:15h

On the 29th, the Champions League groups will be raffled and the UEFA awards will be awarded, with Ter Stegen, De Jong and Messi as candidates

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The Thursday 29 August, will take place in Montecarlo the draw of the phase of groups of the UEFA Champions League 2019-20. During the ceremony, also will deliver the prizes to the best players of the past edition of the League of Champions.

Said prizes will award to the best goalkeeper, to the best defence, to the best midfield player and to the best forward. This Thursday, have known the three finalists in each one of the positions, that are the final applicants to carry the galardó like better player of his position.

Of course, the Liverpool, champion of the past edition of the Glass of Europe, is the team that more candidates has to win the prize with a total of five. However, the FC Barcelona is the second team with more applicants with three: Marc-André ter Stegen, Frenkie of Jong and Leo Messi.

Marc-André ter Stegen seems favourite to carry the prize by the temporadón that did and the important that went his interventions so that the Barça went finalist and kept options to the end to happen to the final. It will have to compete with Alisson Becker (Liverpool), that also is favourite, and with Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur), the another candidate.

The extraordinary season that Frenkie of Jong did with the Ajax of Ámsterdam also has seen recompensada and part like favourite to be appointed better midfield player. But also it will have a hard competition: Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) and Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), both finalists.

Finally, the big performances of Leo Messi situate to the Argentinian like candidate number one for the forward. However, will have like opponents to Sadio Mané (Liverpool), finalist and key player for the team of Jurgen Klopp, and to the always present Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus), that also had big parties with the Italian team.

The 12 candidates


  1. Alisson Becker (Liverpool)
  2. Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur)
  3. Marc-André ter Stegen (Barcelona)


  1. Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)
  2. Matthijs Of Ligt (Ajax, now in the Juventus)
  3. Virgil Go Dijk (Liverpool)

Midfield players

  1. Frenkie Of Jong (Ajax, now in the Barcelona)
  2. Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur)
  3. Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)


  1. Sadio Mané (Liverpool)
  2. Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
  3. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)

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