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Cristiano Ronaldo Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah

Cristiano Ronaldo Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah are up for Best Fifa Men's Player award

Real Madrid lodged an official complaint with Federation Internationale de Football Association, claiming that Inter had made an illegal approach for the UEFA Player of the Year, who was strongly linked with a move to the Nerazzurri over the summer.

Modric won the UEFA's Player of the Year last week as he helped Real Madrid to their third straight UEFA Champions League title before guiding his country to their first FIFA World Cup final.

Lionel Messi's omission from FIFA's Best award sent social media into overdrive which includes a superb Tweet from Barcelona.

There was also no place for any member of France's World Cup winning squad, notably Antoine Griezmann who many tipped to be one of the three.

Messi is not in the running for this year's award with Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah in contention instead.

He will face competition from former Real teammate Mordic, who played a key role in the Spanish giants' Champions League victory.

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Wentz has been practicing, has looked good and says he feels good, but not being cleared for contact is a bit of a warning flag. Wentz tore his LCL as well, which delayed the rehab process and made for a more complicated surgery and recovery.

Marta has been won Women's Player of the Year five times previously in her career, tied for most all-time, male or female, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

He was also instrumental in Croatia's campaign, taking them to the finale of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

She is up against two Lyon players, Ada Hegerberg of Norway and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan.

Now, however, Modric's national team manager, Zlatko Dalic, has got in on the act by describing Ronaldo, in an interview with Croatian newspaper Sportske Novosti, as "egotist" who "I'd never want him in my team!"

The best goalkeeper prize is to be contested by Tottenham and France's Hugo Lloris, Denmark and Leicester's Kasper Schmeichel and Belgium and Real goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

The awards ceremony will take place in London on September 24.

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