Salah shortlisted for UEFA Men's Player of the Year

Mohamed Salah and Alisson

He has also won the award on three occasions compared to Messi's two.

Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah are the final three nominees for UEFA's Player of the Year award.

Antoine Griezmann came fourth in the voting, having won the Europa League with Atletico Madrid and the World Cup with France, while Barcelona's Lionel Messi was fifth despite leading his side to the domestic double. The coaches were not allowed to vote for players from their own team.

"Players are judged on their performances in all competitions - domestic, continental and global", UEFA said in a statement.

The awards will be presented at the Champions League group stage draw ceremony, in Monaco on August 30.

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But she said that she was not willing to return to Germany for fear of seeing her captor again. Ta'lo said Humam threatened her.

Luka Modrič was an inspirational figure for Croatia during this summer's World Cup, guiding them to an unlikely final berth and winning the tournament's golden ball in the process. Mbappe was named best young player in Russian Federation. Modric won the Golden Ball as the World Cup's best player in Russian Federation.

Of the three finalists for the women's award, only Hegerberg has won before, claiming the title in 2015-16.

Salah, meanwhile, scored 44 goals across all competitions, including 11 in Europe as part of the most prolific attacking trio in Champions League history alongside Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino.

VfL Wolfsburg striker Pernille Harder and Olympique Lyonnais forward Ada Hegerberg and defensive midfielder Amandine Henry were short-listed for the women's award.

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