After each season, Onze mondial magazine awards the Onze d’or. A prize that rewards the best player of the season. The magazine has also revealed the names of the contenders for the coronation, including 4 African players.
Among the 11 in the running, there are four African players. First we have Sadio Mané, winner of the Golden Eleven in 2019. Then there is his Liverpool teammate, Mohamed Salah. We also note the presence of another African champion, Edouard Mendy. And finally, Riyad Mahrez, on fire with Manchester City this season.
Vinicius Junior, Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Erling Haaland (Dortmund), Kyllian Mbappé (PSG), Kévin De Bruyne (Man City), Ngolo Kanté (Chelsea), Robert Lewandowski (Bayern) are also nominated.
🚨 The 11 nominated for the Golden Eleven trophy for the best player of the 2021-2022 season revealed! Who will succeed Karim Benzema? It’s up to you to decide! #OnzedOr
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