Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have a new dueling off the track. UEFA will decide on 25 August that was the best player in Europe during the 2010-2011 season. Real Madrid and Barcelona put back their stars at the top of the continent, but again, the Catalans have a certain advantage. Xavi Hernandez also played the award after being nominated last year for the Golden Ball, an award once again took his teammate Leo Messi.

Nationality does not matter, just the gains they have achieved with their teams last season. On this basis, Messi is the player with more points for the win. The Argentine returned to crown in Europe will overtake Manchester United in the Wembley final, his team, FC Barcelona, ​​also a course relegated more to Real Madrid in La Liga.

The Argentine just has a black point in their history, Messi has failed to win for his country in the Copa America. Once again, the striker fails to lead the albiceleste, who left early got the championship that Uruguay. Xavi has his own credentials, but the vote did not forget to Cristiano Ronaldo. The Real Madrid player gave the victory to all meringue in the Copa del Rey against FC Barcelona, ​​a title that whites rose from to 18. He failed to triumph in Europe, where he fell in the semifinals, or the domestic championship, Ronaldo was overwhelmed by all the Catalan one more year, but scored more goals than any player in Europe. The individual successes can bring you the title.

Choosing the best player on the continent will be held on August 25 coinciding with the draw for groups of the Champions League in Monaco. 53 sports journalists representing each of the federations, UEFA will decide the winner by electronic voting. Messi, Ronaldo and Xavi will vie for the award by a vote of a single round. The trio won follow Iniesta, Falcao and Rooney. The last award of the last school year opens a new face-off between Real Madrid and Barcelona, ​​between Ronaldo and Messi.