FIFA Men's Best Player Shortlist

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  1. Jul 31, 2019
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    Mark_Barca Full Member

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    That would be last year hence Modric winning.
  2. Jul 31, 2019
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    That was the Ballon d'or, this a different award.
  3. Jul 31, 2019
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    Mark_Barca Full Member

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    He won Fifa best player award last year in Sept as well.
  4. Jul 31, 2019
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    Honestly judging a player based on trophies feels so false to me. It's a team game, and the FIFA awards are awarded based on individual performance.

    You can't say that player x is better than player y just because he happens to play on a better team. He might have been more successful in winning trophies with his team, but it doesnt say everything about his individual performance.
  5. Jul 31, 2019
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Van Dijk for sure.
  6. Jul 31, 2019
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    The Cristiano Ronaldo award for being Cristiano Ronaldo
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    Mark_Barca Full Member

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    Its a fair point but ultimately trophies always play a huge part in these awards and arguably the biggest factor.
  8. Jul 31, 2019
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Ah ok. This is just some arbitrary award picked by a handful of "experts" who probably base it more on international and European Cup form than league since it's impossible for them to watch it all.

    Franco Baresi (Italy)
    Cha Bumkun (Korea Republic)
    Fabio Capello (Italy)
    Ricki Herbert (New Zealand)
    Kaká (Brazil)
    Lothar Matthäus (Germany)
    Francisco Maturana (Colombia)
    Hugo Sánchez (Mexico)
    Juan Sebastián Verón (Argentina)
    Xavi (Spain)
  9. Jul 31, 2019
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    VJ1762 Full Member

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    Nooooo!
  10. Jul 31, 2019
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    VJ1762 Full Member

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    Where the feck is Bernardo Silva? He deserves to be in the shortlist.
  11. Jul 31, 2019
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    I agree based on the shortlist but given that the public make up 25% of the vote it may not be that straightforward as he has competition from both International and Club team mates that could split his vote as captains, coaches and media make up the other 75%. Someone like Ronaldo has a massive online fan base so he will be there or thereabouts. Only Real Madrid players have won it so far - Ronaldo twice and Modric once.

    Marcello, Ronaldo, Ramos, Alves, Modric and Messi have made the FifaPro 11 every season so it will be interesting to see if this changes because Liverpool and Spurs reached the final.

    Man City should really be well presented but I don't think they care about domestic football.
  12. Sep 23, 2019
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    Might be the worst Fifpro XI in all these years. How did they manage to fit in Marcelo, Modric and Ramos along with Hazard in MF is beyond imagination. Bernardo Silva, Salah, Robertson, TAA incredibly unlucky to miss out.


    To highlight how ridiculous the voting was : Koulobaly finished 13th, Laporte 17th, Alves 5th, Oblak 5th , Eriksen 14th , Son 14th in their respective positions
  13. Sep 23, 2019
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    Basso New Member

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    Marcelo wasn't even the first choice for club or country. Insane selection ahead of Robertson.
  14. Sep 23, 2019
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    Tomuś Nani is crap, I tell you!

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    The gala right now is so boring I nearly fell asleep twice already. I'm not even getting into ridiculous examples you've given.
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    Basso New Member

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    Just confirms it´s a popularity contest. So Man City players are far from making it as well hehe:)
  16. Sep 23, 2019
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Which of the 2 best player in the world awards is more prestigious now? It has been split into 2, hasn't it?
  17. Sep 23, 2019
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    SirAF Ageist

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    The Ballon d’Or.
  18. Sep 23, 2019
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    Ishdalar Full Member

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    This is chosen by international players and they put Marcelo as the best LB of the past season, that says enough about what a charade this trophy is.

    The Ballon d'Or is flawed too, but not to this point.
  19. Sep 23, 2019
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    Bielsa and Leeds win Fifa fair play award.:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
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    Ramos wouldn't have been my choice, but he was good at least. I mean, i'd have gone with either kimmich or TAA who actually played RWB and were fantastic, but it's not a nonsensical choice

    Modric's coming off a poor season and should have been nowhere near, but the real scandal is Marcelo. Who spent half the season being Reguilon's backup and ended up losing his place in the Brazil squad for the Copa
  21. Sep 23, 2019
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    My team

    Allison
    Trent
    De ligt.
    Virgil
    Robertson
    Bernardo
    De Jong
    Sterling
    Mane
    Messi
    Ronaldo
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    4 Madrid players, 2 Liverpool ones, Marcelo in there. Laughable to say the least.

    When does Ballon D'or take place?
  23. Sep 23, 2019
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    carvajal Full Member

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    I wouldn't have included any Madrid player.They don't deserve it
  24. Sep 23, 2019
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    SirAF Ageist

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    December/January most likely. France Football has not announced it yet, to my knowledge.
  25. Sep 23, 2019
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    NieThePiet New Member

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    isn't this this Ballon D'or?
  26. Sep 23, 2019
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    Alisson has a lot to thank his teammates for.
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    Kicker reports it that way, saying he is now sole record holder again with 6 times.

    Nope, I got confused
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  28. Sep 23, 2019
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    SirAF Ageist

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    No. This is FIFA’s version, the Ballon d’Or will be held later.

    How can people not know this by now?
  29. Sep 23, 2019
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    SirAF Ageist

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    That is incorrect.
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    Google has it completely wrong.
  31. Sep 23, 2019
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    After I saw Marcelo, I started looking for my name... who knows. No City players also is a joke.
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    Horrible list. You have to have a few City players on that list.
  33. Sep 23, 2019
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Ronaldo's 3 votes for the night : De Ligt De Jong and Mbappe :lol::lol::lol:
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    GhastlyHun Full Member

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    I got confused because Messi and Ronaldo both have both trophies the same amount of times.
  35. Sep 23, 2019
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    No Mane in the 11 is a fecking travesty
  36. Sep 23, 2019
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    Amar__ Incredibly Nasty Man

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    Ramos, Marcelo, Modric :lol:

    Real Madrid and FIFA are just wumming us at this point, right?
  37. Sep 23, 2019
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    Mogget Full Member

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    Because most normal fans don't really give a shit about the Ballon d'Or.
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    Mark_Barca Full Member

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    Suprised Alves didn't make the 11.

    These 11s are always laughable.
  39. Sep 23, 2019
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    I swear Marcelo gets in every year for the sole reason of being Real Madrid's left back. Unreal.

    I fecking hate the scouse, but Robertson can feel very hard done too here.

    Sterling, Mane or Salah should have probably gotten Ronaldo or Mbappe spot too.

    My team
    Allison
    TAA van Dijk Laporte Robertson
    De Jong B.Silva
    Sterling Salah Mane
    Messi
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  40. Sep 23, 2019
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