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Eden Hazard on the Ballon D'Or: “I would give it to a Liverpool player.”

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has weighed in on the upcoming Ballon d'Or awards. But if this award is being judged exclusively on the best player over the past year, then Van Dijk beats him.

'I would give it to a Liverpool player, ' Hazard said in an interview with Le Parisien.

Van Dijk was included in the final 30-man shortlist for the 2019 Ballon d'Or award, accompanied by six of his Liverpool teammates Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Georginio Wijnaldum and Alisson Becker.

Virgil van Dijk has had a great 2019 but Frenkie de Jong is adamant Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi deserves the Ballon d'Or.

Kylian Mbappe believes Paris Saint-Germain's failures last season have voided his chances of winning the Ballon d'Or.

If the reports are true then the 32-year old will move ahead of rival Cristiano Ronaldo, with both players now having five Ballon d'Or awards to their names.

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Messi faces tough competition, not only from Ronaldo but van Dijk who has had an outstanding year with Liverpool. It would be attractive if he won it. Sure, on an individual level, I did win a lot of trophies, but football is not played alone. Or Momo (Salah), who is one of my friends.

"But that will not last long, because the good thing about football is that you do not have much time to think".

"If it's for the best player of all, then it's Lionel".

Liverpool then gave the fan full expenses and tickets for every Away Game this Season, as well as VIP tickets to Liverpool's Christmas game. "That's how it is", Klopp said.

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