Originally Posted by Snow
It's a bit odd getting nominated then Pires or Vieira gets ahead of you in team of the year don't you think? Of that team of the year only 4 were nominated for player of the year. That only makes sense if many players from the same position get nominated. It's real easy to know how to vote these things.
Because Pires and Vieira were deserving of recognition as well. It is understandable when people have a number of candidates that they have difficulty separating, they find a way to share the spoils. Just like Fabregas winning Young Player of the Year with Ronaldo scooping the main award.