Ronaldo, Messi, Iniesta nominated for 2012 UEFA best player award

Shortlisted by UEFA for the 2011/12 best player in Europe award are: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Real Madrid CF) Lionel Messi (Argentina, FC Barcelona) and Andres Iniesta (Spain, FC Barcelona) have been .

A Poll of 53 journalists from UEFA’s member associations brought the three Spain-based players on top, followed by Andrea Pirlo of Juventus who finished fourth, while Barcelona’s Xavi came in fifth.