🏆 UEFA Awards And UCL Draw

The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League group stage draw ceremony was held today in Istanbul, Turkey and the Special guests Branislav Ivanović and Michael Essien assisted with the draw.

Twenty-six teams qualified automatically for the group stage, with the final six berths being decided via the play-offs

The Draw Pots

Pot 1

Chelsea (ENG) 98.000
Villarreal (ESP) 63.000
Bayern (GER) 134.000
Manchester City (ENG) 125.000
Atlético de Madrid (ESP) 115.000
Inter Milan (ITA) 53.000
Sporting CP (POR) 45.500
LOSC Lille (FRA) 14.000

Pot 2

Real Madrid (ESP) 127.000
Barcelona (ESP) 122.000
Juventus (ITA) 120.000
Manchester United (ENG) 113.000
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) 113.000
Liverpool (ENG) 101.000
Sevilla (ESP) 98.000
Borussia Dortmund (GER) 90.000

Pot 3

Porto (POR) 87.000
Ajax (NED) 82.500
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) 79.000
Leipzig (GER) 66.000
Salzburg (AUT) 59.000
Benfica (POR) 58.000
Atalanta (ITA) 50.500
Zenit (RUS) 50.000

Pot 4

Beşiktaş (TUR) 49.000
Dynamo Kyiv (UKR) 47.000
Club Brugge (BEL) 35.500
Young Boys (SUI) 35.000
AC Milan (ITA) 31.000
Malmö (SWE) 18.500
Wolfsburg (GER) 14.714
Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA) 14.500

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The Champions League group stage is set! :trophy:

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OFFICIAL: Edouard Mendy has been named the 2020/21 UEFA Goalkeeper of the Season.

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Édouard Mendy equalled the competition record for most clean sheets kept in a single season (9) in his debut Champions League campaign

And he was the first African goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in the Champions League final.

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OFFICIAL: Ruben Dias has been named the 2020/21 UEFA Men’s Defender of the Season.

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Two Portuguese players have been named UEFA Men’s Defender of the Season:

:portugal: Ricardo Carvalho (2003/04)
:portugal: Rúben Dias (2020/21)

What a centre-back pairing that would be.

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OFFICIAL: N’Golo Kante has been named the 2020/21 UEFA Midfielder of the Season.

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Two Chelsea players have been named UEFA Men’s Midfielder of the Year:

◉ Frank Lampard (2007/08)
◉ N’Golo Kanté (2020/21)

Between them, they could do absolutely everything.

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N’Golo Kanté was named UEFA Player of the Match in four out of Chelsea’s seven UCL knockout games last season:

◉ R16 second leg vs. Atlético
◉ SF first leg vs. Real Madrid
◉ SF second leg vs. Real Madrid
◉ Final vs. Man City

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Erling Haaland is the youngest player in the award’s history to be named UEFA Men’s Forward of the Year.

He was made for this competition. :test_tube:

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OFFICIAL: Thomas Tuchel has been named the 2020/21 UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year.

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Since Thomas Tuchel was named Chelsea manager on 26th January 2021:

◉ UEFA Champions League winner
◉ UEFA Super Cup winner
◉ UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year

Sweeping up.

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OFFICIAL: Jorginho has been named the 2020/21 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year.

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Jorginho is the second player after Cristiano Ronaldo to win the following trophies and awards in the same year:

◉ UEFA Champions League
◉ UEFA European Championship
◉ UEFA Men’s Player of the Year

The ultimate hat-trick.

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Jorginho is the first Chelsea player to be crowned UEFA Men’s Player of the Year since the awards inception.

Up next, the Ballon d’Or. :wink:

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Chelsea dominated the UEFA men’s awards :flushed:

:white_check_mark: Player of the Year
:white_check_mark: Midfielder of the Year
:white_check_mark: Goalkeeper of the Year
:white_check_mark: Coach of the Year

L̶o̶n̶d̶o̶n̶ Europe is blue! :large_blue_circle:

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The last time Barcelona faced Bayern Munich in the UCL … :flushed:

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:black_small_square:Player of the Year: Alexia Putellas
:black_small_square:Goalkeeper of the Season: Sandra Panos
:black_small_square:Defender of the Season: Irene Paredes
:black_small_square:Midfielder of the Season: Alexia Putellas
:black_small_square:Forward of the Season: Jenni Hermoso
:black_small_square:Coach of the Year: Lluis Cortes

Barcelona Femeni sweep the UEFA awards :triumph:

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“I would also like to thank the people who didn’t believe in me. Because they motivated me to work even harder.” :shushing_face:

:speech_balloon: Jorginho

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Gerard Moreno wins Europa League Player of the Season!

His seven goals took Villarreal to the title :trophy:

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