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UEFA Awards: Lionel Messi Voted Champions League Forward Of The Season
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UEFA Awards: Lionel Messi Voted Champions League Forward Of The Season

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

Lionel Messi has been voted the Forward of the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League campaign.

The Barcelona star scooped the award ahead of Sadio Mane and rival, Cristiano Ronaldo after another dazzling season.

Messi, 32, finished as the competition's top scorer with 12 goals in 10 appearances even though Barcelona were eliminated in the semi-finals by eventual winners Liverpool.

The Argentine who was also the top scorer and assist provider in the Spanish La Liga also won the European golden shoe after scoring 36 goals for Barcelona as they raced to another league title.

UEFA Awards: Lionel Messi Voted Champions League Forward Of The Season

Top ten:

1 Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 285 points

2 Sadio Mané (Liverpool) – 109 points

3 Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – 91 points

4 Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 83 points

5 Dušan Tadić (Ajax) – 35 points

6 Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) – 15 points

7 Robert Lewandowski (Bayern) – 10 points

8= Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) – 9 points

8= Harry Kane (Tottenham) – 9 points

10 Leroy Sané (Manchester City) – 6 points