NIGERIA – Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, voted Barcelona captain Lionel Messi, as the best men’s player for 2020, while head coach Gernot Rohr went for Robert Lewandowski.
Lewandowski won the prize following a fantastic 2019/2020 season with Bayern Munich.
The Poland striker beat regular favourites Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo to the award.
After selecting Lewandowski as his winner, Rohr picked Paris Saint-Germain forward, Kylian Mbappe, for the second spot and gave Senegal’s Sadio Mane third place.
Musa chose Messi to lead his pick followed by Lewandowski and Mane in second and third places respectively.
When the official voting results were released, Lewandowski had a total of 58 points, Ronaldo 38 points and Messi had 35 points.