UEFA Team of the Year is about releasing list of outstanding players that made football proud round the year.
This year’s shortlist contains 50 nominees, with three African internationals
Sadio Mané, Mohamed Salah and Kalidou Koulibaly made the cut.
This year, Sadio Mané scored his first hattrick for Liverpool on February 14, he his the highest scoring Senegalese in Premier League history,
and the first to score in a Champions League final
Meanwhile, his team mate and Egypt national Mohammed Salah scored his first hattrick for Liverpool this year.
He his the first African, the first Liverpool player to score 10 goals in a single Premier League campaign.
he’s also the fastest player in Liverpool history to score 50 goals
Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly on the other hand remains one of the most celebrated African players in Europe.
Although a defender, Koulibaly looks to change the course of history as he reaffirms his exceptional talent over and over.
Shortlisted for the BBC African Player of the Year, and he recently made the Serie A Team of the Year.
However, the final 11 players for the UEFA Team of the Year will be decided through online votes, you can vote for your favorite players here