Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah (left), coach Jurgen Klopp (centre) and Virgil van Dijk celebrate after their Champions League semi-final second-leg win against Barcelona on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
London: Liverpool’s Champions League winning trio of Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane joined regulars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s player award, world soccer’s governing body announced on Wednesday. Salah and Mane shared the
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