Roo, Lamps and Gerrard in EU player of the year shortlist

October 20th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI  


London, Oct.20 (ANI): England football stars Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard are on a 30-man shortlist to win the European Player of the Year award.
France Football Magazine has kept the trio in the list of probables after trimming their original list of 50, reports The Sun.
Chelseas Lampard and Liverpool star Gerrard finished second and third respectively in 2005.
Rooneys Manchester United team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo is the clear favourite to win the Ballon dOr award on December 2.
The Portuguese star faces competition from Barcelonas Lionel Messi and AC Milan’’s Kaka. (ANI)

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