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FIFA announces Best Men's Player nominees list for 2019

FIFA on Wednesday announced the Best Men's Player award nominees for the 2018-2019 season.

It also announced the best FIFA women’s player and men's and women's coach award nominees for 2019.

Three Liverpool footballers, Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands) and Sadio Mane (Senegal), are among the nominees. Two more Dutch players, Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong, are also on the list.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe are also among the nominees for the Best Men's Player. 

Public voting opens today and the award ceremony will be held on Sept. 23 in Milan, Italy.

Here is the 10-man list:

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Juventus)

Frenkie de Jong (Netherlands/Ajax/Barcelona)

Matthijs de Ligt (Netherlands/Ajax/Juventus)

Eden Hazard (Belgium/Chelsea/Real Madrid)

Harry Kane (England/Tottenham Hotspur)

Sadio Mane (Senegal/Liverpool)

Kylian Mbappe (France/Paris Saint-Germain)

Lionel Messi (Argentina/Barcelona)

Mohamed Salah (Egypt/Liverpool)

Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands/Liverpool)

The women's player shortlist is as follows:

Lucy Bronze (England/Olympique Lyonnais)

Julie Ertz (USA/Chicago Red Stars)

Caroline Graham Hansen (Norway/Wolfsburg/Barcelona)

Ada Hegerberg (Norway/Olympique Lyonnais)

Amandine Henry (France/Olympique Lyonnais)

Sam Kerr (Australia/Chicago Red Stars/Perth Glory)

Rose Lavelle (USA/Washington Spirit)

Vivianne Miedema (Netherlands/Arsenal)

Alex Morgan (USA/Orlando Pride)

Megan Rapinoe (USA/Reign FC)

Wendie Renard (France/Olympique Lyonnais)

Ellen White (England/Birmingham City/Manchester City)

The women's coaches shortlist is as follows: 

Phil Neville, England

Jill Ellis, United States

Milena Bertolini, Italy

Peter Gerhardsson, Sweden

Sarina Wiegman, Netherlands

Futoshi Ikeda, Japan

Antonia Is, Spain

Joe Montemurro, Arsenal

Reynald Pedros, Lyon

Paul Riley, North Carolina Courage

The men's coaches shortlist is as follows:

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool

Pep Guardiola, Manchester City

Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham

Djamel Belmadi, Algeria

Tite, Brazil

Didier Deschamps, France

Marcelo Gallardo, River Plate

Ricardo Gareca, Peru

Fernando Santos, Portugal

Erik Ten Hag, Ajax

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