21 ديسمبر 2009 ~ 1 تعليق

Ronaldo, Messi, Kaka, Xavi and Iniesta shortlisted for FIFA World Player of the Year award

and Real Madrid forward has been included on the shortlist for the FIFA World Player of the Year award.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo Real-ly good: Cristiano Ronaldo, ex-Manchester United, now a Galactico

The 2008 winner is one of five contenders for the award alongside Real Madrid team-mate Kaka and trio , and .

Ronaldo transferred from Manchester United to the Bernabeu for a world record fee in the region of £80million in July, while playmaker Kaka joined from AC Milan in the summer.

‘s Messi and midfield duo Iniesta and Xavi were at the forefront of Barcelona’s treble-winning success, which saw the Catalan club claim the Champions League, the Primera Division title and the Copa del Rey.

Messi is favourite to land the gong after recently winning the Ballon d’Or.

The nominees were confirmed following a poll of national teams’ captains and coaches from a list drawn up of FIFA Football Committee experts.

Nominated for the women’s prize were 2008 winner Marta and her Brazil team-mate
Cristiane.

received two nominations in Inka Grings and Birgit Prinz and England’s is also in contention for the award.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi
Andres Iniesta

Best in Europe: Lionel Messi (left) is already as award winner while Iniesta is hoping to join him…

 Brazilian midfielder Kaka
Xavi

…as are Kaka (left) and Xavi

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One Response to “Ronaldo, Messi, Kaka, Xavi and Iniesta shortlisted for FIFA World Player of the Year award”

  1. غير معروف 6 يونيو 2010 at 3:43 ص رابط التعليق

    أنا عبدالرحيم أنا موعجب بالفريق الكاطالوني


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