Just as it was being expected by many, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale are among the three players who could be crowned as UEFA Best Player in Europe Award this year.
Those two names were successful with Madrid in Champions League final and also doing extremely well during Euro 2016, notably Ronaldo who lead his national side, Portugal, in winning the tournament.
Another name being listed in the final three men list is French international, Antoine Griezmann, who also had an exceptional season both with Atletico Madrid and also his national team.
The winner of that award will be announced during Champions League group stage drawing, scheduled for August 25.
Ronaldo is hailed as favorite considering he won two major trophies related with UEFA’s competition, the Champions League and Euro 2016.