The Union of European Football Association has revealed nominations of best player in Europe of 2013–14. UEFA has announced top 10 players in the list of best players along with date of winner announcement. Most players in this list are from German club Bayern Munich with total of 4 players. The top goal scorer of UEFA Champions League 2013–14 Cristiano Ronaldo is shortlisted with his teammate Angel Di Maria along with Barcelona striker Lionel Messi. Have a look on shortlist of top 10 players of Europe 2013–14.
Nominees of UEFA Top 10 Players of 2013–14
|Philipp Lahm||Germany||Bayern Munich|
|Arjen Robben||Germany||Bayern Munich|
|Manuel Neuer||Germany||Bayern Munich|
|Thomas Muller||Germany||Bayern Munich|
|Angel Di Maria||Argentina||Real Madrid|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Portugal||Real Madrid|
|James Rodriguez||Colombia||AS Monaco|
|Diego Costa||Spain||Atletico Madrid|
These top 10 players are shortlisted from best 35 players, who were voted on by panel of journalists from member’s associations of UEFA. The players are ordered from one to five, with the first receiving points, the second four points and so on. Last year award winner Franck Ribery is not in this list who also missed his last World Cup due to injury. Given below is the list of remaining players who were nominated in top 35 best players.
|11||Sergio Ramos||Spain||Real Madrid|
|12||Thibaut Courtois||Belgium||Atletico Madrid|
|15||Yaya Toure||Ivory Coast||Manchester City|
|16||Toni Kroos||Germany||FC Bayern [Now RMD]|
|Bastian Schweinsteiger||Germany||FC Bayern|
|19||Gareth Bale||Wales||Real Madrid|
|20||Diego Godin||Uruguay||Atletico Madrid|
|21||Sergio Aguero||Argentina||Manchester City|
|24||Karim Benzema||France||Real Madrid|
|Kris Commons||Scotland||Celtic FC|
|Franck Ribery||France||FC Bayern|
|28||Mario Gotze||Germany||FC Bayern|
|Mats Hummels||Germany||Borussia Dortmund|
|Thiago Silva||Spain||Manchester City|
|Arda Turan||Turkey||Atletico Madrid|
|Robin Van Persie||Netherlands||Manchester United|
When Will be the Winner Announced?
The top 10 nominees will qualify for the next round in which top 3 players will be shortlisted. The name of best 3 players will announced on 14th of August. Thereafter, winner of this award will be revealed on 28th of August. On same day the group stage draw of UEFA Champions League 2014/15 will be announced.