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Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy and N’Golo Kante – who all played key roles in Leicester City’s remarkable Premier League title win – missed the final 10 but made the top 20, while Wigan Athletic and Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg was a shock inclusion in the top 25.Grigg secured the same amount of votes as Juventus and France star Paul Pogba and more than Manchester City ace Kevin De Bruyne and Kevin Gameiro – who fired Sevilla to a third straight Europa League triumph.Europe’s golden shoe winner Luis Suarez, Gianluigi Buffon, Toni Kroos, Thomas Muller, Manuel Neuer and Pepe complete the 10-man shortlist.The accolade – voted for by journalists from each of UEFA’s 55 member association – will be cut to a final three on August 5 with the winner announced on August 25, the day of the draw for the Champions’ League group stage.THE 10-MAN SHORTLISTGareth Bale (Real Madrid & Wales)Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus & Italy)Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid & France)Toni Kroos (Real Madrid & Germany)Lionel Messi (Barcelona & Argentina)Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich & Germany)Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich & Germany)Pepe (Real Madrid & Portugal)Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid & Portugal)Luis Suarez (Barcelona & Uruguay)Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann have both been named in a 10-man shortlist for UEFA’s Best Player in Europe award.European football’s governing body released the list on Monday, with Ronaldo the early favourite to scoop the gong after playing a key role in both Portugal’s Euro 2016 triumph and Real Madrid winning the Champions League.Griezmann, who finished as the top goalscorer at the Euros after scoring six times to help France reach the final, is also in the running alongside Wales’ talisman Gareth Bale and last year’s winner Lionel Messi.
shining “We asked Liverpool fans in Egypt through our official association group ‘What is your message for Mane?’ We produced a sample of amazing and honest responses and messages from Liverpool fans. Unfortunately we could not publish all messages as there were over hundreds.“LFC supporters will always support their players and stars. And on behalf of every true LFC fan in Egypt we send you all the love and support you deserve Sadio Mane.”President of the Official Liverpool Supporters Club in Egypt told the Liverpool Echo: “They are horrible, horrible comments. It’s disgraceful and it doesn’t represent our Egyptian fans.“We and the supporters’ club in Egypt made an appreciation post for him. We sent him a lot of messages on his Facebook account and we made a post for him. smart causal Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade In a statement, the supporters club said: “The right to criticize any football player is a right guaranteed to everyone, but insults and personal insults are totally unacceptable.“Many of us have been through social media in the past two days and there are some shameful comments towards one of Liverpool’s stars.“These have prompted the Senegalese international to delete what has been published as a result of the words.“It will remain our role and duty to support our players always and forever. 2 Latest Liverpool FC News possible standings Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars REVEALED REVEALED 2 However, some Egyptian Reds fans took exception to Mane after the Senegal international decided against passing to a well-placed Mohamed Salah as Liverpool missed a hatful of chances in the game.Mane celebrated the win by posting on his Instagram page but it was bombarded with abusive messages from Salah fans, prompting him to later delete it.As a result, the Official Liverpool Supporters Club in Egypt issued an apology to Mane by producing an appreciation post on their Facebook page and flooding positive messages to his own Facebook page. silverware England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won RANKED huge blow The Official Liverpool Supporters Club in Egypt has apologised to Sadio Mane after he received a stream of abuse online after the Reds’ win over Tottenham last weekend.Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino’s goals helped Jurgen Klopp’s men achieve the 2-1 victory at Wembley. Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Mane and co. have won all six games this season Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Mane was rebuked for not passing to a wide open Salah during the Reds’ victory over Spurs “The people were very supportive to him, it’s a great touch. We love you Sadio, we don’t care about the abuse. We are all behind you and You Will Never Walk Alone.“Yes we love Mo, the Egyptian king. He is our superstar, our hero here in Egypt. But trust me, the LFC supporters here in Egypt don’t like Sadio any less than Mo. Some fans even love him more.”“As the official supporters’ club we thought it was our duty to do a nice gesture to him telling him how much we love him and adore him. We can’t imagine our team without me.”