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Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk has been named as a finalist at the Fifa Football awards combined with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, as includes England and Lyon guardian Lucy Bronze.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, the Mauricio Pochettino of Tottenham along with Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp would be the three for the men of coach award.
Lionesses boss Phil Neville is in the running for the women’s coach award.
The winners will be announced on 23.
Liverpool centre-back Van Dijk has claimed the Uefa Men’s Player of the Year award, becoming the defender to do so.
After helping his side win the Champions League in June, he could put in the Fifa Men’s award. As the Reds finished second the Dutchman has been voted PFA Player of the Year.
Last season, he played with each Premier League game as Liverpool surrendered just 22 targets – the lowest number in some of Europe’s best six leagues.
Van Dijk is up against Ronaldo, who scored 28 goals last year and helped Juventus win the Nations League and Serie A as well as Barcelona’s Messi.
The Argentine forward netted 51 occasions in all competitions to win against the Golden Boot also claimed the title.
Lyon Bronze that was right-back was called Uefa Player of the Year in the women’s category.
She assisted Lyon win Champions League and against the league double and picked up the player in the tournament the Silver Ball.
Bronze is up against Megan Rapinoe, that led the USA in July to a list fourth World Cup. She scored the opener in the last before being named the Fifa player of the match in Lyon and won the Golden Boot.
America team-mate Alex Morgan scored six goals and supplied three aids in France to shoot home the Silver Boot.
Guardiola headed Manchester City into Carabao Cup, FA Cup and the Premier League year, becoming the first manager to direct a team to an English treble of decorations.
He finished before Klopp’s Liverpool side but the Anfield club gathered their sixth European Cup.
Director of beaten Champions League finalists Tottenham, pochettino, is the third name in the men’s coach category.
Neville, who led the women of England is up from the USA’s World Cup-winning coach Sarina Wiegman along with Jill Ellis, manager of winners and World Cup finalists the Netherlands.
The player of men:
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus/Portugal), Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool/Netherlands)
Women’s player:
Lucy Bronze (Lyon/England), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride/USA), Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC/USA)
The trainer of men:
Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool), Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham)
Women’s trainer:
Jill Ellis (USA), Phil Neville (England), Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands)
Women’s goalkeeper:
Christiane Endler (Paris St-Germain/Chile), Hedvig Lindahl (Wolfsburg/Sweden), Sari van Veenendaal (Atletico Madrid/Netherlands)
Men’s goalkeeper:
Alisson (Liverpool/Brazil), Ederson (Manchester City/Brazil), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona/Germany)
Puskas award (for best goal):
Lionel Messi (Barcelona v Real Betis), Juan Quintero (River Plate v Racing Club), Daniel Zsori (Debrecen v Ferencvaros)
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