About this Youtube video: Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil Van Dijk have been nominated for the 2018 19 UEFA Men s Player of the Year award. The winner will be named along with the UEFA Women s Player of the Year and UEFA Champions League positional award winners during the group stage draw in Monaco on Thursday 29 August. The UEFA Europa League Player of the Season will be announced the following day. -- Facebook Twitter G .