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30-Man Ballon D’or 2019 Shortlist: Sadio Mane, Van Dijk, Wijnaldum among 7 Liverpool players named


The names of players shortlisted for the FIFA world best player award 2019 is out and Liverpool players are leading with the numbers.

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7 players from the reds, which includes star performer Sadio Mane, Virgil Van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Wijnaldum, Alexander-Arnold, Firmino and Alisson have been named in the list.

Liverpool of course won the prestigious UEFA championship league title and among the six, Sadio Mane and Van Dijk are expected to be among the top 5 contenders.

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Former Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has backed Sadio Mane to win the award while 5 time winner, Lionel Messi has admitted Mane is a strong contender.

The rest of the list is as follows

Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

Riyad Mahrez (Man City)

Kevin De Bruyne (Man City)

Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli)

Antoine Griezzmann (Barcelona)

Bernardo Silva (Manchester City)

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)

Heung-min Son (Tottenham)

Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)

Kylian Mbappe (PSG)

Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona)

Marc-Andre Ter Stegen (Barcelona)

Hugo Lloris (Tottenham)

Donny van de Beek (Ajax)

Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)

Matthijs De Ligt (Juventus)

Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)

Dusan Tadic (Ajax)

Eden Hazard (Real Madrid)

Marquinhos (PSG)

Raheem Sterling (Man City)

Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid)

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