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Ronaldo Makes Champions League Award Nominees List

Amuda Segun

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Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been named on a four-man list of nominees for the Champions League Player of the Week Award.

The former Manchester United player was in sensational form as he scored a treble to give Juventus a 3-0 home win over Spanish La Liga giants Atletico Madrid in the second leg of their last 16 tie.

His heroics were enough to help Juventus overturn the 2-0 deficit from the first leg in Spain.

The hat-trick took him to 124 Champions League goals.

Ronaldo will have to contend with arch-rival Lionel Messi, Manchester City winger Leroy Sane and Liverpool star Sadio Mane.

Barcelona skipper Messi was in devastating form as he scored two goals and also provided two assists to lead his side to a 5-1 win over Lyon at home and a 5-1 aggregate victory as a result.

Just like Messi, German international Leroy Sane was Also involved in four goals after he scored and provided three assists in Manchester City’s 7-0 thrashing of Schalke 04 at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.

The Citizens qualified for the quarterfinals via a 10-2 aggregate win over their German opponents.

Sadio Mane was also on song for Liverpool after the Senegalese international scored twice to give the Reds a 3-1 win at Bayern Munich thus giving the Bavarian giants a 3-1 aggregate win.

I am Segun Amuda , Journalist at Thewistle.com. You can also find my articles here on topics related to Football. Outside Blogging, I have a keen interest in watching English Premier League Games. For any queries or issues related to articles on our website, kindly get in touch.