The trio of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar have been listed as finalists for the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award.

FIFA announced the finalists on Friday.

Ronaldo had helped Real Madrid to a second consecutive UEFA Champions League title and finished as tournament’s top scorer with 12 goals.

Messi and Neymar claimed the Spanish Cup with FC Barcelona.

Ageless Juventus captain, Gianlugi Buffon was shortlisted for the Best FIFA Goalkeeper award. He led the Italian giants to a sixth successive Serie A title, a third straight Italian Cup success and a runners up finish in the UEFA Champions league.

He was joined by Real Madrid’s Keylor Navas and Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane, Chelsea’s Antonio Conte and Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri were on the shortlist for the Best FIFA Men’s Coach award.

The women’s player of the year award will be contested between Venezuelan striker Deyna Castellanos, American midfielder Carli Lloyd, and Leike Martens, who helped Netherlands to the Euro 2017 title.


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