Harry Kane gained the Golden Boot on the World Cup in Russia with six objectives as England achieved their finest end since 1990England’s Harry Kane options on a 10-man shortlist for the Greatest Fifa Males’s Participant award for 2018. Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, Mohamed Salah of Liverpool, Manchester Metropolis’s Kevin De Bruyne and new Juventus signing Cristiano Ronaldo are additionally included. England full-back Lucy Bronze is on the shortlist for the very best girls’s participant. Tottenham ahead Kane, 24, gained the Golden Boot on the World Cup in Russia with six objectives as England achieved their finest end since 1990. He went into the World Cup on the again of registering his first 30-goal haul in a Premier League season. And Kane maintained that kind on the finals, changing into the primary English participant to win the highest scorers’ prize since Gary Lineker in 1986. Hazard, 27, gained the FA Cup with Chelsea in Could after which collected the Silver Ball in Russia after inspiring Belgium to 3rd – their finest World Cup end. Salah, 26, additionally loved a prolific marketing campaign. The Egyptian scored 46 occasions for membership and nation throughout 2017-18, serving to Liverpool to the Champions League remaining in his first season at Anfield. Belgium midfielder De Bruyne, 27, performed a distinguished function in a record-breaking season for Metropolis, who amassed probably the most factors and wins in a Premier League season. It was additionally a landmark 12 months for five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese scored 54 objectives in 54 video games in all competitions, spearheading Actual Madrid’s triumph within the Champions League and the Fifa Membership World Cup. Voting for the award closes at midnight on 10 August, whereas the awards ceremony takes place in London on 24 September. Full shortlist Cristiano Ronaldo – Juventus & Portugal Kevin De Bruyne – Manchester Metropolis & Belgium Antoine Griezmann – Atletico Madrid & France Eden Hazard – Chelsea & Belgium Harry Kane – Tottenham & England Kylian Mbappe – Paris St-Germain & France Lionel Messi – Barcelona & Argentina Luka Modric – Actual Madrid & Croatia Mohamed Salah – Liverpool & Egypt Raphael Varane – Actual Madrid & France Bronze’s reward for superb season Bronze’s inclusion on the ladies’s finest participant shortlist caps a superb 12-month interval for the right-back. The 26-year-old gained a French league and Champions league double throughout her first season at Lyon after leaving Manchester Metropolis for France final August. She is one six Lyon gamers nominated alongside Ada Hegerberg, Saki Kumagai, Dzsenifer Marozsan and French duo Amandine Henry and Wendie Renard. Full shortlist Lucy Bronze – Lyon & England Pernille Tougher – Wolfsburg & Denmark Ada Hegerberg – Lyon & Norway Amandine Henry – Lyon & France Samantha Kerr – Perth Glory/Chicago Pink Stars & Australia Saki Kumagai – Lyon & Japan Dzsenifer Marozsan – Lyon & Germany Marta – Orlando Pleasure & Brazil Megan Rapinoe – Seattle Reign & USA Wendie Renard – Lyon & France
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