UEFA have announced the short-list 2015/16 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. Gareth Bale, Antoine Griezmann and Cristiano Ronaldo will battle it out for the top award while Barcelona’s Lionel Messi was the notable absentee.


All three players  impressed in the Uefa Champions League as well as the recent Euro 2016  tournament .Journalists from all of UEFA’s 55 member associations voted to determine the final top three.