Zurich : Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been nominated in the FIFA Best Men’s Footballer of the Year category, as the apex footballing authority released the nominations on Wednesday.
Ronaldo has won the award twice and Portugal’s striker will be looking to reclaim the award from the last time winner Croatia’s Luka Modric. The winner will be declared through the voting done by the fans.
In the Women’s Best Player category, USA’s Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe received nominations as they were instrumental in taking the team to their second successive World Cup triumph earlier this year.
The winners of the award will be declared by FIFA on September 23.