FIFA announced the three finalists for the ” Best player of 2016″. The winner of this award will be unveiled on January 9 at Switzerland (Zurich). The tree finalists are Leo Messi, Antoine Griezmann and Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo. These three players will compete for the award. The people who have voted are the captains and the coaches of the national teams. Also journalists and users of the organism web page have contributed in the voting for this award.
FIFA announced the three candidates to win this award, because of several reasons. These three players have contributed a lot in their team this years and the three of them have possibilities to win this award.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the favorite to win this prize because he has made an incredible year both in Real Madrid and in his national team. The Portuguese star won last year the Champions League being the player that more goals scored in this competition,16, and scoring the decisive penalty in the final against Atlético Madrid. Cristiano finished the year being the captain of the actual winner of the last Euro Cup played at France. The Portuguese striker has done an incredible season being the reference at Real Madrid and with his national team Portugal.
Another finalist is the Atlético Madrid player Antoine Griezmann. The French striker has grown as a player in the last years, and now a days is one of the best players in all the world. He is recognize as one of the best players in the continent because of his great performance in the last Euro Cup being the MVP of the tournament, the good Champions League Atlético did arriving until the final and because he was Atlético Madrid top scorer of last season.
Lionel Messi is third player that is nominated to win this award. The Argentine striker finished the another phenomenal year, leading Barcelona to win La Liga and Copa del Rey with 26 goals and being the captain of his national team that arrived until the final in the last American Cup. Lionel Messi is one of the best players in the world being with Cristiano Ronaldo the two top players of this sport.
¿Who will win this award this year?