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He missed the European Player of the Year award for the first time in 10 years .. Is the era of Messi and Ronaldo over?

The absence of Lionel Messi and Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo from the list of nominees for the European Footballer of the Year award, for the first time in 10 years, caused an uproar on social networking sites.

The European Football Association (UEFA) announced today, Wednesday, the names of the three nominees for the award, which are Polish striker Robert Lewandowski and German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer from Bayern Munich, and Belgian Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City’s English player.

The fans’ opinions differed about the absence of the two big stars together for the first time from the list, which Messi won twice for the 2010-2011 and 2014-2015 seasons, while Ronaldo had the greatest luck by crowning it 3 times for the 2013-2014, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 seasons.

Some of the fans who love the two stars expressed their sadness and surprise at the absence of both Ronaldo and Messi, while others expressed their happiness in the absence of the two, considering that this is an indication of the end of the era of Messi and Ronaldo, which dominated the names of candidates for 10 consecutive years.

Usually the trio nominated for the award is chosen from a committee of 80 coaches for clubs that participated in the Champions League and European League competitions last season, in addition to 55 journalists. It will be delivered during the group stage draw ceremony for the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League, which will take place on October 1.




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