After winning La Decimotercera in Kiev, Real Madrid also lead the way on the shortlist of nominees for last season’s Champions League’s positional awards. Keylor, Marcelo, Ramos, Varane, Kroos, Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo are all up for prizes in their respective categories. The winners will be announced alongside the UEFA Player of the Year during the 2018/19 Champions League Group Stage draw set to take place in Monaco on Thursday the 30th of August.
Nominees for positional awards
– Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas, Alisson and Buffon.
– Defenders: Marcelo, Ramos and Varane.
– Midfielders: De Bruyne, Kroos and Modric.
– Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi and Salah.